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Authorities names of 2 snowmobile crash victims

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CHERRY GROVE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) -

Authorities in the northern Lower Peninsula have released the names of two men killed in separate snowmobile accidents on the same trail.

   MLive.com says 51-year-old Jeffrey S. Ellens of Cadillac was killed in a crash Friday night on a trail in Wexford County's Cherry Grove Township, near Cadillac.

   Authorities say it appears Ellens was speeding when he swerved and hit several trees.

   Earlier in the day, 61-year-old Gerald Carter of Clarkston died after hitting trees in a crash that also happened on Trail 35.

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