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Fatal Snowmobile Accident Near Miles, Iowa

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UPDATE: The Jackson County Sheriff's Office has identified the victim as 35-year-old Lucas Peter Stephany.

ORIGINAL: A snowmobiler lost their life after an accident, early Sunday morning in Jackson County, Iowa.

Sheriff's Deputies were called to the scene near the intersection of Highway 64 and 484th Avenue, around one mile west of Miles, Iowa.

After an investigation, officials say it appears the snowmobile was traveling west through a field when it crossed 484th Avenue.

They say the operator then lost control and struck a snow pile on the west side of the road.

The driver was ejected from the snowmobile and struck a large pole.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

Their name is being withheld pending notification of family members.

An investigation into the incident is ongoing.