Buffalo Man Dies After Snowmobile Crash 13 Jan 14

A Buffalo man is dead after a snowmobile accident Saturday afternoon.

51-year-old Craig Peitz was taken to North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale, where he died.

The Wright County Sheriff’s Office says Peitz was driving the sled on a trail in Silver Lake Township when he went over a hill, hit a snow crest, and was thrown from the machine.

The crash happened just after 3pm on a trail that runs parallel to Endicott Avenue NW.

The incident remains under investigation by the Sheriff’s Office.