NELSON TOWNSHIP, Mich.— A Sparta man was killed in a snowmobile accident late Friday night.
Kent County Deputies said the accident happened around 11 p.m. on White Pine Trail near Northland Drive and Grosvenor Street in Nelson Township. They said a 37-year-old man was speeding down the trail when he lost control and crashed the snowmobile.
Two other people were on the snowmobile at the time of the crash, but weren’t injured.
Deputies said the driver, Edwin Larsen, was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash..
According to deputies, they believe alcohol was a factor in the crash.
The name of the victim has not been released at this time.