DEADLY ACCIDENT: Teen Snowmobiler Killed

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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is looking into a fatal snowmobile accident.

It happened late Wednesday afternoon on a creek southwest of Fonda, in Pocahontas County.

Thirteen- year-old Raymond Gatzemeyer was on a snowmobile when he hit a rope that was suspended between two pillars of a bridge. He was riding in a group with three other people, no one else was injured.

Paramedics took Gatzemeyer to the hospital, where doctors pronounced him dead.

The incident remains under investigation.


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