A Lockport, Illinois man died Saturday night when his snowmobile struck a tree. According to the Oneida County Sheriff’s Department, the accident happened on a trail that runs parallel to Hwy 47 N, south of Wolf Road.
The deceased was identified as 45-year old Paul Burger. The Sheriff’s Department responded to a 911 call that came in approximately 6:16 Jan. 16.
The Oneida County Medical Examiner’s Office and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources are continuing the investigation into the events surrounding the snowmobiler’s death.