Fatal Snowmobile Crash in St. Louis County
Authorities Say the Snowmobiler Veered Off the Trail, Eventually Hitting a Tree
TOWER, Minn. – A snowmobiler is dead after a crash in Northern St. Louis County.
Authorities say 51-year-old Daniel Cottew of Coon Rapids, Minnesota, was on the Arrowhead Trail near Tower when he veered off the trail, eventually hitting a tree.
Cottew was pronounced dead at the scene despite life-saving efforts by first responders from Tower, Vermilion Lake, St. Louis County and the U.S. Forest Service.