Madison
15° F
Clear
Clear
Advertisement

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.

Advertisement
  • Ferguson protests after grand jury

    Jim Young/Reuters

    Ferguson reacts to grand jury decision

    The announcement of a grand jury's decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of unarmed teen Michael Brown was met with chaos Monday night.

  • Nation reax Ferguson blurb image

    REUTERS

    Nation reacts to Ferguson decision

    A grand jury's decision not to indict Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of unarmed teen Michael Brown set off demonstrations across the United States Monday night.

  • Thanksgiving, turkey, holiday, Christmas

    istock

    Thanksgiving Day fast facts

    Here's some background information about Thanksgiving Day, celebrated in the United States on the fourth Thursday in November. In 2014, Thanksgiving is Nov. 27th.

Advertisement