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Neighbors Growing Together | Apr 23, 2014

Mt. Pleasant man dies in snowmobile crash

Jan 06, 2014

MT. PLEASANT – A snowmobile accident resulted in a fatality Saturday night on the Skunk River, according to a news release from the Henry County Sheriff’s Office.

An investigation determined that Justin R. Smith, 31, Mt. Pleasant, was riding his snowmobile southbound on the Skunk River near 240th Street and Ketchum Bridge Campground.

According the news release, Smith’s snowmobile was the only vehicle involved in the incident Saturday.

Smith was transported to the Henry County Health Center where he was later pronounced dead, according to the release.

Assisting on the scene were Mt. Pleasant Fire and Rescue, Henry County Health Center Ambulance and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.

The accident remains under investigation.

No other information was available from the Sheriff’s Office as of presstime.


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