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Audubon man dies in snowmobile crash with guy-wire

Snowmobile Accident—Co. Rd 138, Lake Eunice twp.

On 1/22/14, at approximately 1828 hours, the Becker County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a snowmobile accident with injuries. Dustin Gordon Gilbertson, 30 yr old male, 10965 Co Hwy 11 Audubon, was westbound in the ditch on Co Rd 138 when his snowmobile struck a power line guy-wire. Gilbertson was thrown from his snowmobile. Gilbertson was pronounced dead while being transported by ambulance to Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Hospital. Audubon Rescue and St. Mary’s EMS assisted the Becker County Sheriff’s Office.

The accident remains under investigation.

Sarah Smith

Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.

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