Snowmobile accident claims life of Milford man

Friday, January 5, 2018

CLAY COUNTY -- Following medical attention, medical personnel pronounced Justin Robert Stahly, 39 of Milford, deceased at the the scene of a snowmobile accident in the Burr Oak area of the Little Sioux River Thursday.

Clay County Sheriff's deputies and other emergency responders were dispatched shortly after 8 p.m. to the scene, on the Little Sioux River, near 4930 245th Ave. Stahly was northbound on the river, driving his Polaris Avenue 800 snowmobile, when he collided with a tree.

Authorities were on scene for close to three hours.

The deputies on site were assisted by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Webb Rescue and Sioux Rapids Fire and Rescue.

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