FLORENCE COUNTY, WI (WTAQ) - Authorities in northeastern Wisconsin say a man has died in a snowmobile accident over the weekend.
The Florence County Sheriff’s Office say 48-year-old Russell Krause, of De Pere, crashed his snowmobile into a tree.
The incident happened just before 2 a.m. Saturday.
Authorities say Krause was wearing a helmet, but died on impact. Alcohol and speed were factors in the deadly crash.
Krause was a volunteer firefighter with the Hobart Fire Department for the past 18 years as a captain.
(Story courtesy of Wheeler News Service)