Salt Lake County boy killed in snowmobile accident in Wasatch County

Posted at 3:15 PM, Feb 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-20 18:53:50-05

WASATCH COUNTY, Utah — A 12-year-old boy from Salt Lake County has died after a snowmobile accident near Mill Hollow Reservoir Monday.

A family of snowmobilers was taking turns jumping a ridge line in the area when one of the family members hit the boy with a snowmobile during a jump, Utah State Parks Lt. Eric Stucki said.

Wasatch County and Summit County Search and Rescue Teams and Summit EMS crews responded to the scene around 12:20 p.m.

They airlifted the boy to Primary Children’s Hospital where he later died.

Utah State Parks is investigating the accident.

Check Fox 13 for updates.