Town of Delavan man dies in snowmobile accident

A 51-year-old Town of Delavan man dies in a snowmobile accident.

According to a news release, Town of Delavan Police were notified of a missing adult around 8:15 on Sunday morning.

The man's family reported that he went for a snowmobile ride around 7:00 p.m. on Saturday night and never returned.

A wrecked snowmobile was located in some cattails in along the south side of an area known as the Delavan Lake Inlet.

The body of the 51-year-old man was located not far from the snowmobile.

Initial investigation indicates that the snowmobile left the lake at a high rate of speed, and the driver was thrown from it when it went airborne.