(Commonwealth Township, WI)
On Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at approximately 5:50 pm, the Florence County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting a snowmobile trail grooming machine vs. snowmobile accident on the trail near the Pine River on County Hwy. N in Commonwealth Township. Officers arrived and located the area of the accident to be on the snowmobile trail just south of the Pine River. The victim, a 36 year old male from Grafton WI, was located lying on the trail. Deputies and ambulance personnel administered life saving measures to no avail. The Florence County Sheriff’s Office was assisted on the scene by Florence Rescue Squad, Florence Fire Dept. and Beacon Ambulance. The accident remains under investigation.