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State Sen. Torrey Westrom is injured in snowmobile accident

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By Reed Anfinson


District 12 state Sen. Torrey Westrom, R-Alexandria, was a passenger on a snowmobile Sunday on Lake Ida when it struck a hard snow drift and crashed.

Westrom, 49, was thrown from a two-person Arctic Cat snowmobile, suffering upper body pain, according to a report from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office in Alexandria. The 13-year-old driver, who had his Youth Snowmobile Safety certification and was a family member, was not injured.

North Ambulance and Leaf Valley First Responders tended to Westrom on the lake, the Echo Press of Alexandria reported.

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