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Sandwich man injured in snowmobile crash

Published: Thursday, March 7, 2013 4:28 p.m. CST

SANDWICH – A 33-year-old Sandwich man was treated for a broken leg at Valley West Hospital Wednesday after crashing his snowmobile on the Sandwich Fairgrounds, police said.

Jeffrey A. Thompson was operating a snowmobile at a speed of 30 to 40 miles per hour when he struck a tree at at 1401 Suydam Road, said Robert Frazier, acting Region One Commander of the Illinois Conservation Police.

DeKalb County deputies, Sandwich Fire Department and Illinois Conservation Police responded to the crash around 8 p.m.

Frazier said charges are pending.

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