Man dies in Carroll County snowmobile crash

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CARROLL COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) – Authorities responded to a fatal snowmobile crash in Carroll County Thursday.

Just before 2 p.m., Gary Austin, 40, was riding the snowmobile near County Road 975 West and County Road 800 North. Investigators believe Austin did not see a steep ditch in between two fields.

When first responders arrived on scene, Austin was described as “lifeless.” They continued to perform CPR. He was pronounced dead at IU Health White Memorial Hospital in Monticello.

Authorities said Austin was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

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