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DNR, sheriff investigate fatal snowmobile accident

Published On: Dec 27 2013 08:17:38 PM CST   Updated On: Dec 29 2013 12:19:33 AM CST

CAMBRIA, Wis. -

Authorities are investigating a snowmobile accident that killed a Michigan man in central Wisconsin.

The accident happened at about 1 p.m. Friday near Cambria.

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says a 36-year-old man from Michigan was killed when the snowmobile he was driving crashed into a tree on private property. The victim's name and hometown were not released.

Authorities say speed and snow conditions may have been factors.

The DNR and the Columbia County Sheriff's Department are investigating.

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