Victim identified in fatal Dunn County snowmobile crash

Victim identified in fatal Dunn County snowmobile crash Photo: Courtesy of Dunn County Sheriff's Department

February 11, 2019 06:37 PM

Authorities have identified the man killed in a snowmobile crash in Dunn County, Wisconsin.

A news release from the Dunn County Sheriff's Office identified the man as 29-year-old Brenden Schutts. 

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The sheriff's office said deputies were called Saturday around 7:30 p.m. to the 8500 block of 870th Street on the report of a snowmobile crash.

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A preliminary investigation determined Schutts was traveling southbound on a snowmobile trail when he lost control of the snowmobile, left the trail and was ejected, the sheriff's office said. 

Schutts was pronounced dead at the scene. 

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