Silver Creek Township snowmobile fatality reported by sheriff’s office

On Feb. 1, 2014, at 2:09 p.m. the Wright County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a snowmobile verses truck accident at 13788 County Road 75 N.W. in Silver Creek Township. The initial investigation indicates that a 2012 Arctic Cat being driven by Jeffrey Waldstein, 34, of Monticello was westbound on a snowmobile trail when it collided with a 2006 Ford truck being driven by Garhard Hendricks, 27, Long Prairie, that was backing down a driveway at that location. Waldstein was transported via Centra Care ambulance to the Centra Care Hospital in Monticello where he was pronounced dead. The accident remains under investigation by the Wright County Sheriff’s Office.

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