Illinois man dies in snowmobile accident

One man is dead after a single-vehicle snowmobiling accident Monday on Grand Mesa.

The 31-year-old Illinois man, who was not identified Monday pending family notification of his death, was with a large group of snowmobilers when the accident occurred in the Electric Mountain area north of Paonia, according to Delta County Sheriff Fred McKee.

The accident was reported to 911 at 11:30 a.m., and St. Mary’s CareFlight was called to take the man to St. Mary’s.  He was taken to Delta County Memorial Hospital instead after CareFlight workers arrived and determined the man was dead.

McKee said he did not know immediately how the accident happened or how the man was injured. He said deputies were investigating the incident Monday afternoon.


COMMENTS

Commenting is not available in this channel entry.


TOP JOBS
  • Hiring Events

    MESA COUNTY WORKFORCE CENTER ! August 3, 2015 from 1:00pm to ...

  • Legal Assistant

    Immediate opening for aDuties include but notlimited to:

  • Restaurant

    Blue Moon Bar & Grillnow accepting applicationsfor experience...

  • Nurse Iii

    Full Time PositionHere's an opportunity for an RN to join ...

  • Delivery Route

    BUSINESS OPPORTUNITYWould you like to deliver newspapersa...

  • Pt Sale Position

    The Circulation Department of The Daily Sentinel is looking to fill a

Search More Jobs





THE DAILY SENTINEL
734 S. Seventh St.
Grand Junction, CO 81501
970-242-5050; M-F 8:00 - 5:00
Editions
Subscribe to print edition
E-edition
Advertisers
Advertiser Tearsheet
Information

© 2015 Grand Junction Media, Inc.
By using this site you agree to the Visitor Agreement and the Privacy Policy