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Man injured in snowmobile crash near Cook

A New Prague, Minn., man was injured in a snowmobile crash Friday morning in Beatty Township near Cook.

The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Arrowhead Trail in Beatty Township around 10:30 a.m. for a report of a snowmobile crash with injuries. Chad Ouverson, 50, was operating a snowmobile as the lead sled in a group of five. When he looked back to check on the rest of the group he traveled off of the trail, striking some small trees, and was thrown from his sled, a news release said.

Overson sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was transferred to Cook Hospital. The incident remains under investigation at this time.

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