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Car, snowmobile collide in Oak Grove

TOWN OF OAK GROVE --- A car collided with a snowmobile Thursday during snowy conditions.

The accident occurred around 6:23 p.m. in the Town of Oak Grove, .7 of a mile east of CTH E on 500th Avenue.

The car, driven by Gene Chilson, 36, Ellsworth, struck a snowmobile driven by 12-year-old Nicholas Jacobsen of Prescott.

Jacobsen was transported by Prescott Area Ambulance from the scene to River Falls Area Hospital with undetermined injuries. He was treated and released.

Assisting the Pierce County Sheriff's Department were Prescott Fire, along with Prescott and Ellsworth EMS. The accident remained under investigation early this week.

Jason Schulte

Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts. 

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