Snowmobiler injured after falling through the ice in Northern Wisconsin

CREATED Dec. 30, 2013

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EAGLE RIVER, Wis. (AP) -- An Illinois man is being treated for hypothermia after his snowmobile fell through the ice on a northern Wisconsin lake.

Vilas County authorities got a call Sunday night from a woman who said her husband's snowmobile had broken the ice on Eagle Lake.

James Trinka of Crystal Lake, Ill., was hospitalized after rescuers were able to get him out of the lake. The Sheriff's office reminds snowmobile riders to stay on marked trails.