One Dead in Snowmobile Accident

Snowmobile Accident Results in Fatality

Thursday night around 7:20 p.m., St. Louis County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a snowmobile fatality accident that occurred on the Arrowhead Snowmobile Trail about 10 miles northeast of Orr. 

51-year-old Richard Schaefer had been traveling north on the trail when his sled left the trail and ended up in a wooded area.

Schaefer was found unresponsive a short time later by members of his party and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The accident remains under investigation by the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office. 

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