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Published February 18, 2013, 09:45 AM

Michigan, N.D., Man Killed in Snowmobile Accident

A Michigan, N.D., man was killed in a snowmobile accident in Nelson County on Sunday, the North Dakota Highway Patrol said.

By: Herald Staff Reports, Grand Forks Herald

A Michigan, N.D., man was killed in a snowmobile accident in Nelson County on Sunday, the North Dakota Highway Patrol said.

The 59-year-old was traveling westbound on Horseshoe Lake at about 5:30 p.m. when his snowmobile made contact with a slight grade raise next to Nelson County Road 35. The driver cleared the road and came to rest on the west side of Horseshoe Lake. He sustained injuries as a result of the crash and was pronounced dead at the Nelson County Hospital in McVille, N.D.

The man's name was not released pending notification of next of kin, the Patrol said.

The Michigan Fire Department, Michigan Area Ambulance and the Nelson County Sheriff's Department also responded to the crash.

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