WEBER COUNTY, Utah – A man was killed after a snowmobile accident in the area of the Monte Cristo Range Sunday afternoon.
According to a press release from the Weber County Sheriff’s Office, personnel responded to the crash at 2:08 p.m.
The accident occurred about five miles up from the snowmobile parking lot on Highway 39 in the area of Dry Bread.
Officials with the Weber County Sheriff’s Office said the victim was a 22-year-old male who was stationed at Hill Air Force Base. The name of the victim has not been released.
According to the press release, a group of three airmen from HAFB and a civilian were out riding snowmobiles Sunday when the accident happened.
“It’s a fairly steep embankment they were riding but it’s pretty common for people to ride that back to the road,” said Sgt. Lane Findlay of the Weber County Sheriff’s Department.