BERTRAM — A 12-year-old Cedar Rapids boy has been hospitalized after his snowmobile was hit by a car west of Bertram in eastern Iowa.

According to the Linn County Sheriff's Office, the car went out of control Sunday evening on Iowa Highway 13 and went into a ditch that contained a snowmobile trail. Deputies said the car hit Will Mefferd and his snowmobile.

The boy was taken to St. Luke's Hospital in Cedar Rapids and then moved to University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.

No injuries to anyone in the car were reported.

— AP

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