16-year-old dies in Ashby snowmobile accidentA 16-year-old Ashby boy was killed in a snowmobile crash Tuesday afternoon in Grant County.
A 16-year-old Ashby boy was killed in a snowmobile crash Tuesday afternoon in Grant County.
According to authorities, Justin Carl Woldahl was traveling east on the Central Lakes trail in Ashby and drove into the side of a semi-truck. The semi was parked partially across the trail unloading fertilizer at the fertilizer plant in Ashby, according to the Grant County Sheriff’s Office.
Woldahl, who was a sophomore at Ashby High School, was transported to Douglas County Hospital, where he died from his injuries. The crash took place shortly before 3:30 p.m.
The Ashby Ambulance, Grant County Sheriff’s Office, Ashby Police Department and responded to the scene. North Ambulance also responded.
The crash remains under investigation by the Grant County Sheriff’s Office.