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Iowa man dies after snowmobile accident: Marshall County Sheriff's Office

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A man is dead after he was involved a snowmobile crash Friday night.

The Marshall County Sheriff's Deputies say it happened in a field northeast of LeGrand, Iowa on Friday evening around 6:30 p.m.

Travis VanDeWalle, 25,  was found by a concerned family member after not returning when expected from a snowmobile ride. The preliminary investigation indicates that VanDeWalle was riding alone at the time of the accident and that the machine had overturned onto him while climbing a drift. 

The Sheriff's Office says VanDeWalle was found dead when the deputies and first responders arrived on scene.

The investigation remains open pending results of the Marshall County Medical Examiner. 

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