Snowmobiler Injured in Sled Rollover on Wadena County Trail

Snowmobiler Injured in Sled Rollover on Wadena County Trail Click to Enlarge

WADENA, MN--A Perham man was injured in a snowmobile crash Sunday afternoon in Wadena County. The Wadena County Sheriff's Office says the crash happened around 12:10pm on a trail south of County Road 9 and 125th Avenue in Rockwood Township.

Deputies arrived after the report of a one person snowmobile crash on the trail. The victim was identified as 55-year-old Curtis Heikkenen. Law enforcement learned Heikkenen was traveling with a group of snowmobilers when he veered off course, lost control, the sled rolled multiple times and landed on top of him. The Sheriff's Office says the snowmobiler suffered cuts to his face and he complained of pain throughout his body. He was transported by North Memorial Air-Care to Sanford in Fargo.

The Wadena County Sheriff's Office was assisted by Sebeka Fire Department, Tri-County Ambulance, MN DNR and the State Patrol

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