Logan woman dies in snowmobile accident

Posted at 12:12 PM, Feb 24, 2014
and last updated 2014-02-24 14:16:07-05

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Idaho — A Logan woman died from injuries sustained in a snowmobile accident in Idaho Saturday.

Franklin County officers said the accident happened in the Franklin Basin area around 3:30  p.m.

Officers said 21-year-old Raysha R. Nielsen from Logan was riding as a passenger on a snowmobile when the accident happened. They said while the driver was making a turn, the snowmobile suddenly accelerated and hit a tree. Witnesses said Nielsen was not responsive after the accident.

Emergency crews responded to the scene where they tried to revive Nielsen, but she later died from her injuries.