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Snowmobiler ticketed for drunk driving after colliding with truck


Lake Hallie (WQOW) - Police responded to a snowmobile accident in Lake Hallie Friday night.

It happened on Melby Road around 7pm. The Lake Hallie Police Department says it is illegal to ride a snowmobile along that road. They say the man driving the snowmobile crossed into the path of a pickup truck.

Police say the driver of the snowmobile suffered a broken leg and the DNR gave him a ticket for driving while intoxicated.

They also say there was another person snowmobiling with him but fled the scene.

The driver of the pickup was not hurt.

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