Missing snowmobiler found dead after crash on Delavan Lake

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by Tiffany Shepherd

DELAVAN-- A 51-year-old man is dead after a snowmobile accident in the Town of Delavan.

According to police the man was reported missing early Sunday morning after his family found his snowmobile abandoned near the Delavan Lake Inlet.

Flight for life and several surrounding agencies responded to help search for the man.

His body was found covered in snow and hidden by cattails a short distance away from his snowmobile.

Investigators said that it looks like he has left the ice at a high rate of speed and was thrown from the snowmobile, which had gone airborne.

The accident and exact cause of death is still under investigation.

The identity of victim has been released at this time.

 

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