An Illinois man has been killed in a snowmobile accident in Iron County. It happened at 1:09 p.m. Thursday off of trail 18 on the DNR Road in Amasa.
The victim is a 54-year-old man from Mokena, Illinois. His name has not been released yet. The Iron County Sheriff's Department says his snowmobile left the road and hit a tree.
Investigators say excessive speed appears to be a factor in the accident.