Snowmobile accident leads to death on Lake Winnebago

CALUMET COUNTY, Wis. (WBAY) – Early Saturday evening around 4:30 p.m. a snowmobile accident caused the death of an unidentified individual on Lake Winnebago.

It is believed that the snowmobiler possibly struck a crack in the ice or a snowbank which caused the machine to fall atop the operator.

The Department of Natural Resources and the Calumet County Sheriff's office are currently investigating the reason for the crash.

They believe speed and alcohol could be contributing factors.