Out-of-state man injured in snowmobile accident

ONTONAGON COUNTY — An out-of-state man avoided any type of serious injuries after he was ejected from his snowmobile Saturday night in Ontonagon County.

According to the Ontonagon County Sheriff’s Office, Brian Strachota of Slinger, Wisc. was traveling east on Trail No. 3, 1.5 miles east of US-45 when he lost control of his sled around 8:30 p.m. Strachota was ejected from his snowmobile.

The sled suffered minor damage in the accident. Strachota was injured and sought his own medical attention.

He was able to drive the snowmobile away from the scene. Excessive speed was a factor in the accident.