33-Year-Old Dies in Snowmobile Crash Near Melrose

Updated: 01/02/2013 3:52 PM KSTP.com By: Jennie Olson

The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office says a 33-year-old man has died in a snowmobile accident after hitting a tree.

The crash happened just after 8 p.m. Tuesday in Melrose Township. The cause is under investigation, but authorities say alcohol may be a factor.

The name of the victim has not yet been released. Stay with KSTP.com as we work to bring you more details.