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Woman dies in snowmobile crash in Northwestern Wisconsin

Duluth News Tribune

A 70-year-old woman died Saturday in a snowmobile crash on a trail in Price County in Northwestern Wisconsin.

According to the Price County Sheriff’s Office, the crash was reported shortly after 3 p.m. The initial investigation indicates that the snowmobile left a public trail in the town of Worcester, east of Phillips, and struck a wire and a tree.

The woman, who was operating the snowmobile, died at the scene. Her name was not released Saturday evening pending notification of family.

The accident remains under investigation by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.