Hill City, MN (KROC AM News) -There was a deadly snowmobile/motor vehicle accident in northern Minnesota Saturday.

The Minnesota State Patrol says the operator of the snowmobile drove out of a ditch and was crossing a highway when he collided with a pickup truck. Fatally injured was 56-year-old Kyle Hegna of Chaska. The State Patrol says alcohol was detected in his system.

The truck was driven by 37-year-old Aaron Horner of Palisade.

The wreck happened around 5:45 PM near Hill City in Aitkin County.

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