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Wishek man dies in eastern Idaho snowmobile crash

ST. ANTHONY, Idaho – A North Dakota man has been identified as the victim of a fatal snowmobile crash that happened over the weekend in eastern Idaho.

The Fremont County Sheriff’s Office received a call at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, of a crash involving a snowmobile, according to a news release.

Authorities said 32-year-old Wayne R. Halverson, of Wishek, N.D., died on the scene from his injuries after hitting a tree while riding his snowmobile.

Other members of his party performed CPR until emergency crews arrived in an effort to revive Halverson, but were unsuccessful.