Snowmobiler Found Dead Near Spooner Summit, NV On Thursday

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Spooner Summit. Image: Tahoe Sierra Snowmobile Club

According to Lake Tahoe News Net, a snowmobiler was found deceased under his snowmobile near Spooner Summit, NV on Thursday. Thomas Korves, 56, was out riding with a friend on March 29th, 2018 when they got separated.

The red pin marks Spooner Summit, NV. Image: Google Maps

At about 2:30pm on Thursday, Thomas’ friend called 911 when he was unable to locate him. Search and Rescue crews located the snowmobile up against a tree at 8:30pm that night. Sadly, Thomas was found below the snowmobile. It was reported that he died from a lack of respiration.


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