NICOLLET, Minn. (AP)–Authorities in southern Minnesota say a 12-year-old boy from New Ulm has died in a snowmobile crash.

The Nicollet County Sheriff’s Office says the crash happened around 4:45 p.m. Saturday in a field next to the Nicollet Public School.

Authorities say Bryson Andrew Palmquist was operating the snowmobile and was pronounced dead at the scene.