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12-year-old killed in snowmobile crash in southern Minnesota

The crash happened Saturday afternoon in Nicollet County.

A snowmobile accident claimed the life of a 12-year-old boy Saturday in southern Minnesota. 

According to the Nicollet County Sheriff's Office, the boy was riding a snowmobile in the City of Nicollet when he crashed around 4:44 p.m. at the intersection of Pine and 2nd streets. 

Further details about the crash have not been released, nor has the identity of the boy. 

Assisting at the scene were the Minnesota State Patrol, Nicollet Fire Department and a Mayo Clinic Health System helicopter. 

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