Tacoma Man Killed In Snowmobiling Accident
A 44-year-old Tacoma man was killed when he lost control of a snowmobile and tumbled down a hillside, King County Police reported Monday.
Gregory Henderson was fatally injured Sunday along a Forest Service road about 15 miles east of Greenwater. Henderson had taken his 14-year-old son and a 13-year-old female friend of the family snowmobiling when he lost control of the vehicle on a steep, sharp curve, police said.
The snowmobile tumbled down a hillside covered with tree stumps and rocky outcroppings.
The girl alerted other snowmobilers, one of whom called rescuers on a cellular phone.
The teens were taken to a hospital in Enumclaw, where the boy was treated for internal injuries, police said. Their names were not immediately available.