My Price County Administrator
Registered: Jan 05, 2012
| Fatal Snowmobile Crash -- UPDATED -- Names Released
On January 14, 2018 at about 12:25 a.m. the Price County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting two snowmobilers were missing for over two hours. They had left a property in the Township of Elk and had not arrived at their destination in the City of Phillips.
Responding to conduct the search and rescue operations were the Price County Sheriff’s Office, Phillips Police Department, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Ashland County Sheriff’s Office, Central Price County Ambulance Service, and Phillips Fire Department.
At around 1:45 a.m. the bodies of the two snowmobilers and their snowmobile were located near the southern end of Long Lake in the Township of Elk. The initial investigation revealed the snowmobile collided with the shoreline. The 33 year old male driver, Adam F. Wolf of Spencer, Wisconsin, and the 37 year old male passenger, Garrett D. Peterson of Wausau, Wisconsin, were pronounced dead at the scene.
The accident remains under investigation by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and the Price County Coroner’s Office.
Source: Price County Sheriff's Office
[Edited by My Price County Administrator on Jan 16, 2018 at 10:36 PM]