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Deadly snowmobile crash in Polk County


POLK COUNTY (WKOW) -- A Wisconsin woman died Wednesday after the snowmobile on which she was riding crashed into an ice fishing shanty on Bone Lake in Polk County.

The Polk County Sheriff's Office says the operator of the snowmobile was arrested at the scene on suspicion of drunken driving. He was not injured, but a 20-year-old woman who was riding on the snowmobile with him suffered severe head injuries despite wearing a helmet.

She died at the scene of the crash, near Luck.

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