This photo provided by KTUU shows Arnold Demoski, who was charged with colliding his snowmobile with Iditarod trail sled dog race teams Saturday, March 12, 2016, near Nulato, Alaska. (Kyle Hopkins/KTUU.com via AP)
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A man suspected of intentionally driving a snowmobile into teams of two mushers near the front of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race has been arrested in a Yukon River village.Iditarod officials at first reported King had been injured.Zirkle, 46, who finished second three times from 2012 to 2014, was mushing from Kokukuk to Nulato, a run of less than 20 miles (32.19 kilometers) on the Yukon River, when she was hit, race marshal Mark Nordman said Saturday.The snowmobile hit the side of Zirkle's sled about 5 miles (8.05 kilometers) outside of Koyukuk, turned around multiple times and came back at her before driving off, Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters said by email.King, a four-time Iditarod champion, was behind Zirkle and fared worse.
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