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13-year-old killed in snowmobile crash identified


BRUSSELS, WI (WKOW) -- The Door County Sheriff's Office has identified the teenager killed when his snowmobile collided with a truck on Friday.

Door County Sheriff Terry Vogel says the young victim was 13-year-old Brett Buhr, of Brussels.

The crash happened around 4:30 p.m. Friday in Brussels, and Buhr later died at a Green Bay hospital.

Authorities say the teen was on a designated snowmobile trail when he stopped before crossing the road, and that when he tried to cross he collided with a truck driven by a 47-year-old man.

The driver of the truck, also from the Brussels area, was not hurt.

Sheriff Vogel says he plans to release more information about what happened on Monday.

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