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Eden Valley, Minn., man hurt in Sunday snowmobile crash

LITCHFIELD — A 20-year-old Eden Valley man was taken to Meeker Memorial Hospital in Litchfield for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries sustained in a snowmobile crash around 1:30 p.m. Sunday in rural Meeker County.

According to the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office, Evan Blackwell was driving westbound on a 2005 Ski-Doo 800cc snowmobile when he struck a power pole in the north side ditch of County Road 3 west of State Highway 4 in Union Grove Township.

This crash is under investigation by the Sheriff’s Office. Also responding were the Grove City Rescue squad and Paynesville Ambulance.