(FOX 9) - A 12-year-old boy has died after deputies say his snowmobile struck a tree in southern Minnesota.
Wabasha County deputies were called shortly after 1 p.m. for the crash in Theilman Township, Minnesota, a rural town about 25 miles northeast of Rochester.
Deputies say the boy, identified as Blaze Leland Himle, was using the snowmobile on private property when he struck a tree in a wooded area. Sadly, the boy was pronounced dead at the scene.
A GoFundMe was started to help Blaze's family pay for funeral expenses.