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Buffalo Man Killed in Wright County Snowmobile Crash

Updated: 01/13/2014 5:39 PM
Created: 01/13/2014 11:13 AM KSTP.com
By: Jennie Olson

A 51-year-old man from Buffalo, Minn., was killed in a snowmobile crash over the weekend.

According to the Wright County Sheriff’s Office, Craig Peitz was on a trail parallel to Endicott Avenue Northwest in Silver Creek Township around 3 p.m. Saturday. Officials say Peitz was going southbound on the trail when he came over a hill, hit a snow crest and was thrown from the snowmobile.  

Peitz was airlifted to North Memorial Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

The incident is still under investigation by the Wright County Sheriff’s Office.

Silver Creek Township
Photo: Arne Myrabo, Resident

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