FARIBAULT, Minn. (FOX 9) - Authorities are investigating after a man was struck by a snowmobile Friday night in Faribault, Minnesota.
According to the Rice County Sheriff's Office, officials responded to a snowmobile crash at about 8:30 p.m. Friday night on Cannon Lake in Faribault, Minnesota. Officials say the victim, an adult male, was walking off the ice when he was struck by a snowmobiler. He was transported to the hospital with serious injuries to his head and legs.
The driver of the snowmobile, a 20-year-old man, was arrested at the scene. Officials say alcohol was a factor in the crash. He’s being held on a charge of Criminal Vehicular Operation.
The crash is still under investigation.