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DNR gives snowmobiling safety reminders for busy trails, as fatalities from accidents are on the rise this year.

Just last weekend Minnesota has its first snowmobiling fatality of the year. Compared to this time last year, the state was at 7 deaths. The state of Wisconsin is reporting 10 fatalities since January and 4 of them were just in Iron County alone. This is not including serious crashes and injuries that send people to the hospital, fighting for their lives. The DNR reports three main causes... Speed, alcohol and operator inexperience.