CHIPPEWA COUNTY — Troopers from the Sault Ste. Marie Post were dispatched to investigate a fatal snowmobile crash on Trail #452 (Betsy River Road) near Wide Water Road in Whitefish Township, Chippewa County.
The crash occurred at 12:41 pm, on Tuesday the 25th. The preliminary investigation revealed the lone snowmobiler was traveling on Trail #452, lost control of his snowmobile, left the trail, and crashed into a tree. The driver of the snowmobile was identified as 28-year-old, Zackary Snider from Hart, Michigan. Snider was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Whitefish Fire and EMS and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources responded to the scene and assisted in the investigation.
The crash remains under investigation.