Snowmobile Hits Tree; Man Airlifted to Hospital

An 18 year-old man was taken to a hospital by helicopter after police say he hit a tree with a snowmobile. The accident happened on a seasonal road around 4:30 Thursday afternoon in Roscommon County's Higgins Township. The sheriff's department says he took a curve too fast and struck the tree. They say he was conscious and talking, but has injuries. He was airlifted to Munson Medical Center in Traverse City.