The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has released information from a fatal snowmobile accident. A Dunn County man was killed in a snow mobile accident Tuesday night on a trail between Wheeler and Boyceville. The DNR says the accident occured at around 10 pm on a trail that follows Highway 170.
The victim was identified as 46-year-old Timothy Turner of Wheeler. Turner was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident and becomes the 16th snowmobile fatality of the season in the state.
According to DNR records, the worst year for snowmobile related fatalities was the 1999 to 2000 season when there were 39 deaths.