The snowmobiler who died on the St. Croix River in Bayport on Saturday has been identified as Billy Meister.
Bill Meister confirmed his son’s death to the Pioneer Press on Sunday. Billy was a 2009 graduate of Hudson High School.
It appears Meister .
A witness called in the report at 11:54 a.m., on Saturday, and multiple agencies, including the Washington County Dive Team, responded to the scene.
First responders pulled Meister from the water and transported him by ambulance to Regions Hospital in St. Paul, where he was later pronounced dead.
"He is very familiar with the river," Bill Meister told the Pioneer Press. "I don't know why he would go there."
The Ramsey County Medical Examiners Office and the Washington County Sheriff's Office are conducting the investigation.