15-year-old snowmobiler injured in Vernon Co. crash

Published On: Feb 25 2013 08:58:53 AM CST
VERNON COUNTY, Wis. -

A 15-year-old snowmobiler suffered non-life-threatening injuries in a crash on February 23 near Westby, according to the Vernon County Sheriff's Office.

Authorities say Hannah Weiker, of Westby, was operating a snowmobile on a marked trail in the Town of Christiana when she failed to negotiate a curve to the left. Weiker's snowmobile left the trail and struck a large fence post.

Weiker was transported to the Vernon Memorial Healthcare in Viroqua and was treated and released. The sheriff's office says Weiker was wearing a helmet.