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Hayward man dies in snowmobile crash

A 56-year-old Hayward man died in a snowmobile crash Saturday night.

Bryon Schroeder died in a crash on Spider Lake northeast of Hayward. The Sawyer County Sheriff's Office said it received a call about the crash at 10:30 p.m. from Whiplash Resort. Schroeder was not breathing, the caller told a 911 dispatcher. He was pronounced dead by emergency responders at the scene.

Schroeder was an owner of Hayward Power Sports and other businesses in the area. He was the president of the Sawyer County Snowmobile and ATV Alliance.

The crash is under investigation by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.