A crash claims the life of a snowmobiler in Forest County.
Forest County Sheriff’s Department deputies were notified very early Saturday morning about a snowmobile crash near Wabeno in the Town of Freedom. The crash happened near the shoreline of Roberts Lake.
The driver of the snowmobile was a 22-year-old man from Muskego. He crashed into a tree and died at the scene at about 1:30 in the morning. The name of the crash victim has not been released pending notification of his family.
Deputies and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources are still investigating the incident. They have not said what factors may have contributed to the crash.