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UPDATE: Man in serious condition after snowmobile crash near Chatfield

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CHATFIELD, Minn. (FOX 47) -- A man is hospitalized in serious condition Monday morning after a snowmobile crash Sunday afternoon near Chatfield.

The accident happened on the 14000 block of Highway 52 Southeast, just a half-mile north of Chatfield at about 4 p.m.

The Olmsted County Sheriff's Office says Tyler Gehling, 38, was riding a snowmobile when he lost visibility while traveling over a bridge and collided with an embankment. 

The snowmobile then went into the stream below the bridge. 

Gehling broke both femurs, according to the sheriff's office. Gold Cross Ambulance transported Gehling to Mayo Clinic Hospital-Saint Marys Campus.

Olmsted County deputies responded to the scene, as well as the Chatfield Police Department and Fire Department.




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