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Woman Sustains Head Inujury in Calhoun County Snowmobile Mishap
Posted: 02/16/2014

A Clare woman was air lifted to a Des Moines hospital after sustaining a serious head injury while snowmobiling Saturday evening on North Twin Lake in Calhoun County.


Jill George, 38, was operating a snowmobile on North Twin Lake when she hit a snow drift causing her to be ejected shortly after 6:30 p.m. Saturday. She was taken to Trinity Regional Medical Center in Fort Dodge and then airlifted to Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines.


Hilary Hansch, 24, of Fort Dodge, was a passenger on the snowmobile, but was not injured. The snowmobile was rated for one occupant. Neither George nor Hansch were wearing a helmet at the time of the incident.


The incident remains under investigation by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.


For more information contact Kevin Baskins at 515-249-2814.