Snowmobile pins man to ground near Lolo Pass

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    The Missoula County Sheriff's Office reports that a man is alright after getting pinned under his snowmobile.

    The emergency call came in around 11:00 a.m.

    Teams from The Missoula County Sheriff's Department and the U.S. Forest Service hurried to an area near Lolo Pass, along Highway 12.

    Officers say the man was alone, but able to reach his phone and call 911.

    He was able to free himself before emergency responders found him.

    Officers say the snowmobiler refused transportation to a hospital.

    Officials are urging everybody to go out with a partner or in groups when you are enjoying the backcountry.

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