GoFundMe started for 12-year-old boy killed in Wabasha County snowmobile crash

Published: Jan. 8, 2023 at 4:46 PM CST|Updated: Jan. 10, 2023 at 10:04 AM CST
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WABASHA, Minn. (KTTC) – The Wabasha County Sheriff’s Office said a 12-year-old boy was killed Sunday after his snowmobile crashed into a tree.

According to the Wabasha County Sheriff’s Office, first responders were dispatched to rural Theilman at about 1p.m. for a report of a snowmobile that crashed into a tree.

Emergency responders administered care, but the boy was pronounced dead at the scene.

The boy has been identified by Wabasha County Dispatch as Blaze Leland Himle.

Blaze Himle
Blaze Himle(gofundme)

According to a deputy at the scene, Himle was operating a snowmobile on private property when he entered a wooded area and struck the tree.

The Wabasha Fire Department and Wabasha Ambulance were also on scene assisting.

A GoFundMe has been started for funeral arrangements and for his mother. Find it here.