MELROSE - A 33-year-old Grey Eagle man was killed in a snowmobile crash in Melrose Township.

The Stearns County Sheriff's Department says the incident happened at about 8:20 p.m. on Monday night on Hartnett Lake Road.

The man struck a tree with his snowmobile.

When rescue crews arrived he was alive, but having a hard time breathing.  He was taken to the Melrose hospital where he was pronounced dead.  His name has not been released.