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Florida resident dies in Snowy Range snowmobile crash

The Snowy Range (Kari Fleegel, National Weather Service Incident Meteorologist, Twitter)

CASPER, Wyo. — A 46-year-old Florida resident died Saturday in a snowmobile crash in the Snowy Range, the Albany County Sheriff’s Office announced Tuesday.

County sheriff’s deputies as well as Centennial Valley Volunteer Fire Department and Laramie Fire Department-EMS personnel were dispatched to a report of a snowmobile crash with an injury around 1:31 p.m. on Feb. 4. A United States Forest Service Officer also responded.

Authorities located the scene about 6 miles west of Centennial, near T Trail, the release said.

The sole snowmobile rider involved, a 46-year-old male from Florida, was determined to be deceased at the scene. 

The sheriff’s office said it is unable to release any other information or answer further questions, as the investigation is still active. 

“The Albany County Sheriff’s Office sends our sincerest condolences to the family and persons affected by this tragedy,” the release said.