Snowmobile crash leaves boy injured

Published 9:13 am Monday, February 28, 2011

A 13-year-old boy was injured after a snowmobile he was driving hit a drainage ditch.

According to the Freeborn County Sheriff’s Office, Walker Stadheim was driving a snowmobile in a ditch near 750th Avenue and 270th Street when he hit a drainage ditch at 2:46 p.m. Sunday.

The Clarks Grove Fire Department and first responders, along with the Freeborn County Sheriff’s Office, were called to the scene. Stadheim had a large cut on his left leg and was transported by ambulance to the Albert Lea Medical Center. Stadheim’s condition was unknown as of press time.

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