1 Man dead following a snowmobile accident in Mercer

By KBJR News 1

1 Man dead following a snowmobile accident in Mercer

February 2, 2014 Updated Feb 2, 2014 at 11:59 PM CDT

Mercer, WI (NNCNOW.COM)

An 46 year old Illinois man is dead after a snowmobile accident in Mercer.

At approximately 3:25 am Sunday a group of snowmobiles was traveling east on Trail 12 when one left the group and subsequently hit several trees.

The man driving the snowmobile was initially unresponsive and later declared dead. His name is being withheld pending notification of family.

The accident is under investigation.

gware@kbjr.com