One Man Dead After Linn County Snowmobile Accident

COGGON, Iowa - The Linn County Sheriff's Department reports that one man is dead following snowmobile crash late Friday night.

The man was eastbound in the north ditch when it struck a fence. He was thrown from the snowmobile and was pronounced dead at the scene. The man's name is not being released until family has been notified.

A second driver who was riding alongside the first snowmobile also hit the fence. The driver was identified as 20 year old Jonathan Lochner of Central City. Lochner was brought to St. Luke's hospital with minor injuries.

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