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UPDATE: Wausaukee woman that died in snowmobile crash, identified

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MONDAY 1/17/2022 11:26 a.m.

LAKEWOOD, Wis. (WFRV) – The Wausaukee woman that was killed in a snowmobile crash in Oconto County has been identified.

According to the Oconto County Sheriff’s Office, the victim is 56-year-old Victoria Schwartz.

No additional information is available at this time.

Original Story: Wausaukee woman dies after snowmobile accident in Oconto County

THURSDAY 1/13/2022 10:28 a.m.

LAKEWOOD, Wis. (WFRV) – Two people were ejected from a snowmobile, one of which later died, after it went off the trail and hit a tree in Oconto County.

According to the Oconto County Sheriff’s Office, on Jan. 12 around 11 a.m., a call came in regarding a snowmobile accident in the area of McCabe Road and Lake John Road in Lakewood. When authorities arrived at the scene they found two people who were ejected from a snowmobile.

The initial investigation showed that the snowmobile left the trail and hit a tree. Authorities say a 56-year-old woman and a 57-year-old man who both are from Wausaukee were transported to a local hospital.

The 56-year-old woman reportedly died from her injuries. There was no information on the status of the 57-year-old man.

The incident is still under investigation, and no additional details were provided.

Local 5 will continue to update this story.

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