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Updated: Victim Identified in Bayfield Co. Snowmobile Accident

Posted at: 02/16/2013 10:38 PM
Updated at: 02/17/2013 3:43 PM

The Bayfield County Sheriff's Office said that 22-year-old Ryan Maly of Bryant, Wis. died after crashing his snowmobile Friday night.

Authorities said they received the report of the accident at 11:43 p.m. They responded to the intersection of Fire Tower Rd. and Forest Rd. 242 in the Town of Iron River.

When they arrived, first responders attempted CPR on Maly, but were unsuccessful. The victim had severe traumatic injuries and died as a result of the accident.

Authorities said that Maly was negotiating a corner when he struck a tree, propelling him into a tree.