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Wisconsin man dies in snowmobile crash

By TOM LAVENTURE

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Watersmeet Township — A Wisconsin man died Saturday after his snowmobile struck a downed tree near Watersmeet Township, according to Lac Vieux Desert Tribal Police Department.

The crash occurred at 7:30 p.m., on Trail No. 2, according to Sgt. Nick Christ in a phone interview Monday. A tree had fallen on the trail during the day and it went unreported, the rider, a 54-year-old Almond, Wisconsin man was snowmobiling at night and struck the fallen tree, he said.

“He died at the scene,” Christ said, adding that the crash was reported right a...

 
 
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