Snowmobiler Dies In Town of Newbold

Jan 2, 2016


Oneida County Sheriff's Department officials  say a 58-year-old Rhinelander man has died after his snowmobile went through the ice covering Lake Mildred in the township of Newbold.

The call came in at 11:18 Friday morning.

Russell A. Johnson was found near the machine in shallow water. He was taken to Ministry-St. Mary's Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is working with the Oneida County medical examiner's office on the investigation.