NEVADA COUNTY (CBS13) – A man on a snowmobile died after falling in the area of Frog Lake on Saturday, the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office said.
Reports of an avalanche involving three people came in at around 1:45 p.m., according to the sheriff’s office.READ MORE: Bishop Blesses Solar Panel's On Zero-Carbon Emission Church Building In Davis
When law enforcement arrived, they learned an avalanche never occurred, and all three individuals were snowmobiling in the area.
Further details regarding the fall were not released.READ MORE: Sacramento Police Investigate Deadly Skelton Way Shooting
The other two individuals were not injured, the sheriff’s office said.
Cal Fire, Tahoe Nordic Rescue and the United States Navy assisted the Nevada County Search and Rescue team.MORE NEWS: Placer County Expands Vaccine Eligibility To 16 And Older As Thousands Of Appointments Remain Open
The sheriff’s office said a US Navy helicopter transported the body out of the area.