Two people died in a snowmobile crash yesterday afternoon in Scott County east of Henderson.

The crash happened just before 4:30 p.m. when the snowmobile struck a power pole at 280th Street and Lehnert Lane, just off the Highway 169 and Highway 19 interchange.

The driver of black Ski-Doo snowmobile was a 33-year-old Le Sueur man.  He was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.  His passenger, a 33-year-old woman, was transported by ambulance, but later died.

The crash is still under investigation.  Names of the victims have not yet been released.


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