Rock Dell, MN (KROC AM News) - A Byron man was fatally injured Friday in a snowmobile wreck in the southwest part of Olmsted County, a few miles west of the Rochester Airport.

Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Kirby Long says 49-year-old Terry Howard was riding with some others when his snowmobile ran into an embankment.

Howard’s abdomen hit the handlebars and he then flew several yards. Howard was complaining of severe pain to his abdomen and he was taken to St. Marys Hospital where he later died.

The accident happened around 1:30 p.m. in the 7100 block of County Road 15, just southwest of Rock Dell.