January 22, 2019
Re: Press Release
Snowmobile Fatality – South Stone Lake Road, Minocqua, WI
On January 22, 2019 at approximately 2:33 a.m., the Minocqua Police Department responded to a report of a snowmobile crash on South Stone Lake Road in Minocqua, WI. When Officer’s arrived on scene a 25-year-old male was pronounced dead on scene. Preliminary investigation indicates the operator of the snowmobile was traveling on an unmarked trail, down South Stone Lake Road, when the snowmobile struck a metal gate that was closed on the roadway.
The crash is currently under investigation by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. No other details of the crash are being released at this time. The victims name is not being released at this time pending family notifications.
The Minocqua Police Department was assisted by the following agencies: Minocqua Fire & Rescue, Oneida County EMS (Medic 5), and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.
Contact Person: David J Jaeger, Chief of Police