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Walnut Grove teen pinned under snowmobile Friday afternoon

A Walnut Grove teenager crashed and was pinned under a snowmobile Friday afternoon.

At about 4:50 p.m. on Jan. 16, the Redwood County sheriff’s office received a report of a snowmobile accident near the intersection of Highway 68 and County Road 10.

The crash occurred when the driver, Traeydon Larsen, age 15, of Walnut Grove, went over a large drift in a ditch, flipping over, and resulting in the snowmobile landing on him. Larsen was pinned under the snowmobile for about half-an-hour until help arrived. Larsen reported no serious injuries, but was transported to Marshall Avera emergency room to be examined.

The Redwood County Sheriff’s officer was assisted by the Minnesota State Patrol, Wabasso Ambulance, Lucan First responders and Fire, North Ambulance, and Marshall PD. 

 


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