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Off-duty Alexandria officer killed, Glencoe man injured in snowmobile crash

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An off-duty Alexandria police officer, Patrick Callaghan, was killed in a snowmobile crash Friday evening.

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office and North Ambulance were called to the scene of a two-snowmobile crash on the Central Lakes Trail near Liberty Road east of Alexandria at about 8:10 p.m. Friday, according to the sheriff's office.


Upon arrival, deputies found two male victims injured - Callaghan, 31, of Alexandria and Mark Ruder, 25, of Glencoe.

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