Great Falls man dies after snowmobile hits tree near Lincoln

HELENA (AP) — A Great Falls man died after his snowmobile struck a tree north of Lincoln on Friday as a result of multiple blunt force injuries.

Lewis and Clark County Coroner Bryan Backeberg says Lee Schuler, 40, was with a group of snowmobilers when he hit the tree early Friday afternoon. No one else was involved in the crash or injured.

The crash occurred in the area of North Beaver Creek Road and Stonewall Creek Road. The incident is being investigated by the Montana Highway Patrol.