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Snowmobiler killed in accident near Brian Head

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Posted at 11:52 PM, Feb 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-24 02:19:55-05

BRIAN HEAD, Utah — A woman died and two other adults were injured in a snowmobiling accident Tuesday near Brian Head.

The accident occurred around 4 p.m. in the Navajo Ridge area.

Brian Head town marshals responded and administered CPR, and an off-duty Los Angeled Police Department officer assisted.

One woman died from her injuries. One man was taken to Cedar City Hospital in critical but stable condition, and another woman was treated and released.

“The safety of our visitors is extremely important to the Town,” Brian Head Deputy Marshal Jared Burton said in a press release. “Unfortunately, some of these activities involve risk, so we implore our guests to be familiar with their equipment and exercise appropriate caution at all times.”

The deceased woman's name was not released.