Man suffers head injury snowmobiling on Kuskokwim

STONY RIVER, Alaska (AP) — A 35-year-old Lime Village man required medical treatment in Anchorage after crashing his snowmobile.

Alaska State Troopers say the man was driving Monday afternoon on the Kuskokwim River to Stony River when his snowmobile broke through shelf ice.

A ski caught on the shelf ice and the machine flipped.

The driver suffered a head injury but did not lose consciousness.

Troopers say he restarted his snowmobile and drove to Stony River Lodge, where he was given medical assistance.

Troopers were summoned at 3:21 p.m. and Rescue Coordination Center responders flew him to Anchorage.

The man's name was not released.

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