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Man thrown from snowmobile in crash near Adams

NEAR ADAMS, Minn. (KTTC) — A man from rural Austin was hurt over the weekend in a snowmobile crash.

Mower County Chief Deputy Mark May said it happened Saturday afternoon about 4 p.m. in the 16-thousand block of 675th Avenue northeast of Adams.  Timothy Staver, 33, was thrown off his machine after hitting a drift, or something on the snowmobile trail.

Staver suffered a possible broken arm and back injuries.  May said he was taken to Mayo Clinic Health System-Austin by Adams Ambulance.

Noel Sederstrom

Noel Sederstrom joined the KTTC-TV staff as News Director in February, 2008. He’s a native Minnesotan, having grown up on a farm near Litchfield, and also spending a lot of time on Lake Vermilion near Tower-Soudan, where his grandfather Gust Saari worked in the Soudan Underground Mine.

After studying journalism at the University of Minnesota-Minneapolis, Noel worked as a reporter, anchor, producer and Executive Producer at television stations in Duluth, Little Rock, Buffalo, Louisville and Kalamazoo, Michigan. Noel was the News Director at WWMT-TV in Kalamazoo for seven of his 18 years at the CBS affiliate before returning to Minnesota. He and his wife Cindy have two grown children and make their home in Rochester.

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