Ely Man Seriously Injured In Snowmobile Accident

ELY, Minn. – An Ely man is fighting for his life after crashing his snowmobile.

St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office identified the victim as 48 years old.

The accident happened. Around 3 p.m. Sunday on Shagawa Lake north of Ely.

The man was listed in critical condition with life-threatening injuries Sunday at Essentia Health St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth.

The victim’s name will be released after family is notified.

Authorities believe speed and alcohol were contributing factors in the accident.