Snowmobile Crash Sends Georgia Man to Hospital

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On Friday February 7, 2014, at 11:07 a.m., the West Yellowstone Police Department received a report of a snowmobiler who hit a tree and was injured. The caller said that the injured snowmobiler was near the Madison Arm Resort, which is north of West Yellowstone.
Personnel from the Sheriffs Office and the West Yellowstone Division of Sheriff’s Search and Rescue responded. When they arrived on scene they found a 73-year-old male from Ringgole, Georgia, who had suffered a leg injury when he lost control of his snowmobile and hit a tree. He was packaged onto the rescue sled and transported to an awaiting Hebgen Basin Fire Department ambulance. He was then transported to the Madison Memorial Hospital in Rexburg, Idaho.

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