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Teen dies in snowmobile crash in Door County

Published On: Feb 22 2013 08:27:41 PM CST
Updated On: Feb 24 2013 09:49:48 AM CST
BRUSSELS, Wis. -

Door County sheriff's officials have publicly identified the teen who was killed when his snowmobile collided with a truck.

County Sheriff Terry Vogel said the boy is 13-year-old Brett Buhr of Brussels.

The crash happened around 4:30 p.m. Friday in Brussels and the boy later died at a Green Bay hospital.

The boy was on a designated snowmobile trail when he stopped before crossing the road. Officials say when he tried to cross he collided with a truck driven by a 47-year-old man.

The truck driver, also from the Brussels area, was not hurt.

Vogel said he plans to release more information on the case Monday.

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