One dead after losing control of snowmobile

One dead after losing control of snowmobile

GRAND MARAIS — One man has died as a result of a snowmobile accident Thursday morning.

Just before noon, the Alger County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched to Trail #8 in Grand Marais. According to Sheriff’s Deputies, the victim, Scott Edward Reimer, 49, of Bay City was traveling west on the trail when he lost control of his sled. Reimer was ejected from the snowmobile, causing serious injuries. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Speed was likely a factor in the incident, but alcohol did not come in to play. The accident is still under investigation.