Published on Wednesday, 30 November -0001 00:00
Saturday, Feb. 7, Stearns County Sheriff's Office, Eden Valley Rescue, and Watkins Ambulance were sent to a snowmobile accident with injuries near the address of 18783 228th Ave. in Eden Valley Township. A 16-year-old boy was operating his father's Yamaha snowmobile in an unfamiliar area, when he drove up a hill which abruptly ended in a gravel pit. The young man with the last name of Billo, fell 40 to 50 feet before landing in the frozen sand. He was taken by Eden Valley Rescue from the field to 228th Ave. where Watkins Ambulance took care of him and brought him to St. Cloud Hospital Emergency room where he was treated for his injuries. The accident is under investigation.