Woman airlifted following snowmobile accident
BURNETT COUNTY - A 40-year-old Minnesota woman was seriously injured in a snowmobile accident Thursday, Dec. 30.
Rachel Rae Krueger of St. Michael was airlifted from nearby Voyager Village Airport to a Twin Cities hospital following the accident, which occurred at approximately 12:45 p.m. on Nicaboyne Lake.
According to a report from Burnett County Sheriff’s Deputy Josh Henry, the victim’s husband, Charles Reed Krueger, stated the snowmobile flipped onto its side and his wife fell off it. The snowmobile came to rest on her.
Preliminary information shows that the snowmobile may have struck an ice heave on the lake, causing it to crash. - with information from the Burnett County Sheriff’s Dept.