UPDATE: Name released after snowmobiler dies in crash in west-central Wisconsin

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TOWNSHIP OF WILTON, Wis. (WEAU) -- The Monroe County Sheriff's Office released the name of a snowmobiler who died in a crash on February 4th.

The sheriff's office says the driver was 29-year-old Michael Melde of Sparta.

Deputies said the crash happened on the snowmobile trail at Highway 71 and Lobster Avenue in the Village of Wilton.

The accident remains under investigation by the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office and the Wisconsin DNR.

TOWNSHIP OF WILTON, Wis. (WEAU) -- Authorities say a snowmobiler is dead after a crash in west-central Wisconsin.

The Monroe County Sheriff's Office says the snowmobiler was on a trail when he came to a curve by a bridge overpass. The snowmobile hit the fencing by the trail and struck the concrete end of the overpass.

The snowmobiler died at the scene of the Saturday morning crash in the Township of Wilton. His name has not been released.

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