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updated 4:22 PM UTC, Dec 22, 2014

Man Killed in Snowmobile Crash

  • Written by Brian B
  • Published in News

3-10-14

A 20-year-old Eleva man is dead following a snowmobile accident Friday night in Chippewa County.

Deputies say Brandon A. Semingson was pronounced dead at the scene.

It happened in a wooded area in the Town of Wheaton - an area located just outside Lake Hallie and near Highway 29.

The Chippewa County Sheriff's Dept. says Semingson who was driving the snowmobile was killed after hitting a tree. Alcohol is not believed to be a factor. Speed and the driver's unfamiliarity with the trail contributed to the crash.

Deputies say Semingson was snowmobiling with three friends when he lost control.

The Eleva Fire Department said Semingson was one of its youngest members.

The Chippewa County Sheriff's Department and DNR are investigating the accident

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