WALWORTH CO. (WITI) — 37-year-old Michael Zielinski of Whitewater died Tuesday night, February 5th following a snowmobile vs. tree crash on private property in Whitewater Township.
Authorities responded to the scene around 11 p.m.
Upon arrival, officials found Zielinski unresponsive near a 2002 Yamaha snowmobile, which had struck a tree on the property. CPR was performed, but life-saving attempts were unsuccessful, and Zeilinski was pronounced dead at the scene.
Officials say Zielinski was not wearing a helmet.
The cause of the crash is unknown and remains under investigation.