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Coal Valley man, 29, dies in snowmobile crash

BARSTOW – Authorities say a 29-year-old Coal Valley man died after a snowmobile accident in western Illinois.

The Moline Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/1elQTNA ) Christopher Alstedt died late Sunday after a crash near Zuma Creek in Barstow.

Rock Island County Coroner Brian Gustafson says Alstedt died from "traumatic head and neck injuries."

Illinois Conservation Police Capt. Robert Frazier says authorities believe Alstedt hit his head on the bottom of a bridge as he drove underneath.

Toxicology tests are pending.

Barstow is about eight miles west of Moline.

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Information from: The Dispatch, http://www.qconline.com

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