14-year-old ejected from snowmobile in Houghton County

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SIDNAW, Mich. (WLUC) - The Houghton County Sheriff's Department is investigating a one snowmobile personal injury accident near Sidnaw in Duncan Township. The accident occurred on Thursday, December 29 at approximately 1:45 p.m.

A 14-year-old female from Fox Lake, Illinois was traveling northbound in a group of snowmobilers on trail #8/15 when she lost control. Her 2006 Arctic Cat snowmobile left the trail and she was ejected from the machine. She injured her hip and leg.

The snowmobile sustained minor damage to the front of the machine and was towed from the scene by other parties involved in the group.

The injured female was transported to Baraga County Memorial Hospital in L'Anse by Covington Township EMS. Assisting the Sheriff's Department at the scene were Bay Ambulance and Covington Township EMS.

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