Accident victim in critical condition

TOLEDO — A Van Buren man involved in a weekend accident involving two snowmobiles near Van Buren was listed in critical condition Monday.
Derol George, 27, was hospitalized at Toledo’s Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, a hospital spokeswoman said.
The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office responded to the accident at 7:24 p.m. Sunday in a field off Hancock County 140 in Portage Township.
According to the sheriff’s office, George’s snowmobile became airborne while traveling in the field, ejecting the driver.
Derol George then was run over by a second snowmobile operated by his brother, Derek George, 33, of Alvada.
The crash remains under investigation.


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