Waterville Woman Dies From Injuries Suffered In Snowmobile Crash
A 69-year-old Waterville woman injured in a February 24 snowmobile crash in Crow Wing County has died from her injuries suffered after striking 'a hard-packed snowbank'. Vicki Lynn Gleason was reportedly wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.
According to the Minnesota State Patrol report, Gleason was riding a 2012 Yamaha snowmobile on a snowmobile trail running alongside Highway 371, near the intersection with Crow Wing County Highway 29 and County Road 107, or Wilderness Road before she struck the snowbank.
After hitting the snowbank, an off-duty state trooper found Gleason lying on the highway. Gleason suffered a serious head injury and was airlifted to North Memorial.
According to her online obituary, Vicki, passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2019, at North Memorial Hospital in Robbinsdale, surrounded by loved ones.