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Alcohol the major cause of Wisconsin snowmobile crashes

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Once again this winter, alcohol is the major reason that people dying in Wisconsin snowmobile crashes. There have been 15 deaths this season, and the D-N-R's Gary Eddy says at least 11 have involved alcohol. A year ago, there were only 10 total snowmobile deaths in the Badger State due to a much milder winter - but six-of-those-10 deaths still involved alcohol. Eddy says drinking reduces reaction times, and snowmobiling is an activity that requires a high level of alert at all times.

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