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Update: One person dead after snowmobile accident in Linn County


One person is dead and another is injured after a snowmobile accident in Linn County. It happened just before 11:30 Friday night just east of Coggon near Highway 13.

Authorities said 21-year-old Aaron Grief of Central City died after his snowmobile hit a field fence in a ditch. Grief was thrown from his snowmobile and pronounced dead at the scene.

A second snowmobiler, 20-year-old Jonathan Lochner of Central City, was riding alongside the first snowmobile and also made contact with the fence but suffered only minor injuries.

The incident remains under investigation by the Linn County Sheriff's Office.

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