BLAKELEY TOWNSHIP, Minn. (AP) -- Two snowmobilers have died in a crash near Belle Plaine in Scott County.

Sheriff's deputies say their snowmobile hit a power pole in Blakeley Township Sunday about 4:30 p.m. Authorities say the male driver was pronounced dead at the scene.
The female passenger was taken to a hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Sheriff's officials say alcohol may have been a factor in the crash.

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