The Journal Gazette
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 9:58 am

Fort Wayne man injured in snowmobile crash

The Journal Gazette

A Fort Wayne man was in critical condition after being thrown from a snowmobile on Hamilton Lake.

Indiana conservation officers were called to the 400 block of Lane 210 in Hamilton at 4:50 p.m. Monday.

Officers said Hayden V. Rice, 28, was operating a snowmobile on the ice on Hamilton Lake at a high rate of speed when he did not make a turn, was thrown and struck a metal dock post.

Rice was flown to a hospital in critical condition with multiple broken bones and internal injuries.

Rice was not wearing a helmet or any other protective gear, conservation officers said.

The investigation is ongoing.

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