Deadly Snowmobile Accident in Cheboygan County - Northern Michigan's News Leader

Deadly Snowmobile Accident in Cheboygan County

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A downstate man died after crashing his snowmobile in Cheboygan County Friday.

The accident happened around noon on Burt Lake.

The Livonia man was riding across the lake when his snowmobile hit a pressure crack, throwing him off.

Police say 56-year-old Robert Bennett was taken to a McLaren Northern Michigan hospital in Petoskey where he died.

Police urge snowmobilers to watch your speed while on lakes.

Pressure cracks become more common this time of year.