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Names Released In Vilas County Snowmobile Crashes


Names have been released for two Illinois men killed in separate snowmobile crashes in Vilas County on Saturday.  The sheriff’s office says 38-year-old Richard Hetsley of Maple Park, Illinois, was killed when he hit a tree near the shore of Little Saint Germain Lake in the Town of Saint Germain.  The crash happened around 4:00 a.m. Saturday morning.

27-year-old Justin Anderson of Belvidere, Illinois, was the victim of a crash a few hours later.  Around 9:00 a.m. Saturday, the sheriff’s office says Anderson got in a crash just off of Star Lake in the Town of Plum Lake.  He was dead at the scene.

John Burton is the WXPR Morning Edition Host.
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