Fatal Montevideo Snowmobile Crash 15 Feb 14

A Montevideo man is dead after a snowmobile accident Thursday night. Chippewa County authorities say that 41-year-old Ryan Gilbertson was traveling on the Minnesota River between Wegdahl and the Highway 212 bridge near Montevideo when he hit a tree stump protruding from the ice. He then lost control of his sled and was thrown off and was pronounced dead upon arrival at the Montevideo Hospital.