MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Two people were taken to the hospital after their snowmobiles crashed off of a 30-foot cliff in St. Louis County Friday evening.
The crash happened at about 10:45 p.m. near Hwy 53 and Forest Road 614, about 15 miles north of Orr, Minnesota.READ MORE: 11 Injured, 3 Critically, In 7 Weekend Shootings In Minneapolis
A group of eight were traveling in the ditch of Highway 53 on snowmobiles.READ MORE: Sheriff: Miltona Man, 48, Killed In ATV Rollover
Two of the travelers, 52-year-old Victoria Spandl of Randall and 69-year-old Howard Hedin of Swanville, went over a cliff and landed at the bottom of a ravine, authorities said.
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They were taken to St. Mary’s Hospital in Duluth with injuries that were deemed non-life threatening.