Todd Kane Killed in Accident in Barron, WI
Barron, WI -- An incident involving a snowmobile near Rice Lake left 42-year-old Todd Kane dead Saturday, January 7, 2017 in the area of Barron, WI.
Officials say they responded to a call of a missing person about 8:54 a.m. When the search of Mr. Kane's home was unfruitful, police commenced to search the area near the Stump Lake bridge. Officials say they initially located the victim's helmet, and were clued in to begin a search of the water below the bridge. After locating Mr. Kane's snowmobile, authorities used a camera-equipped drone submarine to locate his body.
The cause of death is unclear.
The official investigation is currently underway and may reveal important details as it concludes.
The press release provided no further information at the time of its release.
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