man thats sad.
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Snowmobile Crash Kills 7-Year-Old Polk Boy
Deputies: Speed Believed To Be Factor In Crash
POSTED: 5:33 pm CST December 4, 2010
UPDATED: 5:50 pm CST December 4, 2010
Comments (1)POLK, Wis. -- Washington County deputies are investigating the death of a 7-year-old Polk boy.
Deputies said they were called to a private property at about 11:58 a.m. in response to a snowmobile crash.
Investigators said the boy was riding the snowmobile with an adult at a neighbor's house.
Deputies said the snowmobile spun out of control, overturned several times and injured both riders.
Detectives said neither the boy nor the adult were wearing helmets.
Deputies said the boy was flown to St. Joseph's Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Investigators said the adult was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Detectives said speed is believed to be a factor.
(Every one please please be carefull this year, and always wear a helmet.)
man thats sad.
how can you feel sorry for something like that when they werent trying to protect there self
Very sad to hear that, thoughts and prayers go to the family. On a side note though, please everyone wear your helmets and be safe this season. I wear my helmet just to go down to my mail box which is only 300 feet away but you just never know what can happen.
The adult should have known better!!Originally Posted by 95mach1670
I do feel really bad for the young boy and his family. So sad.
You need some serious mental help. someone dies on a accedent. and all you can muster up is some wise crack comment, That was someones child!!!Originally Posted by teamarctic14
god thats a shame, make sure you always wear your helmets, i couldnt even imagine how the adult feels tho.
Polk is just a couple miles west of my home. My wife and I were at that hospital taking a birth class when they were arriving St Joe's West Bend. We were just breaking for lunch. There was quite bit of activity there for a while, emergency responders, sheriffs office people etc.
agreed, just think the same thing could of happend to me. all i did today was make 2 loops on the grass.nothing happend thank god, and stupid me didnt put my helmet on..Originally Posted by Winks84
and i understand thats an the adult should have known better to wear a helmet and make the kid common sense you knowOriginally Posted by 95mach1670