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Fatal snowmobile crash in Iron County

IRON COUNTY (WAOW) - A snowmobile driver died this weekend after a crash in northern Wisconsin, according to Iron Country Sheriff's Department officials.

The crash happened in Iron County in the Town of Mercer.

Officials say a 46-year-old Illinois man was traveling on Trail 12 when his snowmobile went off the trail and hit several trees.

According to dispatchers, he was unresponsive when first responders arrived and was later pronounced dead.

Officials say alcohol and speed were likely factors in the crash.

The man's name has not been released. The crash under investigation.

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