UPDATE: Police have now released the name of the victim in a snowmobile accident on Tuesday.
The have identified the driver of the snowmobile as Gregory Parkinson, 40, of Tomahawk.
VILAS COUNTY, Wis. (WAOW) — One person is dead after their snowmobile went through the ice in the Town of Lincoln.
The Vilas County Sheriff’s Office said it happened just before 7 p.m. Tuesday.
A press release says the person went off the trail on Catfish Lake before they came across a thin layer of ice and open body of water. Search and rescue crews found the operator underwater and unresponsive.
Officials said the operator was transported to a local hospital where life saving efforts were unsuccessful.
The name of the driver is not being released at this time.
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