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Man injured in snowmobile crash near Cook

A River Falls, Wis., man was injured Saturday when the snowmobile he was operating crashed into a tree on the Bearskin Trail about 15 miles southwest of Cook.

Deng Chen, 22, was traveling east at about 1 p.m. when he lost control of his sled on a curve and struck a tree, according to a report from the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office.

He was transported by ambulance to the Cook Hospital, but his injuries were characterized as non-life-threatening.