TCSAR responds to snowmobile accident on Togwotee Pass

JACKSON, Wyo. — A 39-year-old Florida man was airlifted from an accident site after colliding with a tree on a snowmobile this afternoon.

According to Teton County Search and Rescue, the man was snowmobiling near the Brooks Lake Trail system.

At 2:21 p.m., TSCAR responded to a call about an accident near the Continental Divide parking lot off of Togwotee Pass.

TCSAR conducted a successful short-haul from the accident site to the highway, where he was then transported by ambulance to St. John’s Health for medical treatment.

The victim, whose name is not yet known, is in stable condition but sustained severe head injuries.

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Caroline Chapman is a Community News Reporter who recently made Jackson home. Born and raised in Connecticut, she enjoys reading non-fiction, skiing, hiking, and playing piano in her downtime. She is most passionate about delivering and pursuing stories that directly impact the lives of individuals in the community. Her favorite aspect about living in Jackson is the genuine admiration that Wyomingites share for the land and the life that it sustains.

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