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Man killed in snowmobile accident northwest of Ponsford Wednesday night identified

UPDATE: The man has been identified as 56-year-old Carl Sunram of Ponsford. 

Ponsford, MN (WDAY TV) – The Becker County Sheriff’s Office received a call Wednesday night regarding an overdue snowmobiler northwest of Ponsford, in Becker County.

Officials responded to the area and began to search.

A 56-year-old male was located on Big Rush Lake, near Ponsford in what appears to be a one-vehicle snowmobile accident.

The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene, the accident is under investigation. The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification of family.