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Snowmobiler dies in northern Wisconsin crash

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Posted at 5:00 AM, Feb 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-08 06:01:42-05
TOWN OF PHELPS, Wis. (AP) -- A snowmobiler is dead after a crash in northern Wisconsin.
 
The Vilas County Sheriff's Office got a 911 call reporting the crash in the Town of Phelps late Saturday night.
 
An initial investigation found the snowmobiler was driving on the roadway off of the marked snowmobile trail. He struck an embankment at an intersection and then struck a tree.
 
Authorities say the victim was following one other person. The name of the victim was not immediately released.