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Mahnomen County snowmobile victim tried to warn others of ridge

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A Minnesota man died Saturday after two snowmobiles crashed on South Twin Lake in Mahnomen County, Minn.

According to the Mahnomen County Sheriff's department, they received a 911 call just before 6 p.m. Saturday. Two snowmobiles in a group crashed after a lead rider tried to warn followers of a large snow ridge. The lead rider and his sled were struck by a following rider on his snowmobile.


Christopher Eibensteiner, 31, of Sartell, Minn., was pronounced dead on the scene.

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