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Photo by Eric Morken/Echo Press A law enforcement official surveyed the scene of a snowmobile crash that took place Friday around 8 p.m. on the Central Lakes Trail near Liberty Road east of Alexandria. An off-duty Alexandria police officer, Patrick Callaghan, died as a result of the crash.

Off-duty police officer dies after crash

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New details have emerged about a snowmobile crash that resulted in the death of an off-duty Alexandria Police officer, Patrick Callaghan.


The Douglas County Sheriff's Office and North Ambulance were called to the scene on the Central Lakes Trail near Liberty Road east of Alexandria at about 8:10 p.m. on Jan. 29, according to the sheriff's office.

Deputies found two injured victims - Callaghan, 31, of Alexandria and Mark Ruder, 25, of Glencoe.

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