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Man injured in Crosslake snowmobile accident

Thomas Richard Ekstrand of Woodbury was airlifted to an unknown hospital in the Twin Cities with back injuries Saturday evening, March 23, after a snowmobile accident in Crosslake.

A report from the Crosslake Police Department shows that officer Jake Maier responded to a snowmobile accident on O’Brien Lake, just east of Crosslake, around 5:15 p.m. March 23.

It was reported that Ekstrand had fallen off his snowmobile and tumbled across the lake. The report also states that long form DWI charges are pending. Crosslake fire and North Ambulance also responded to the scene.