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Snowmobiler dies in crash with tree in northern Wisconsin

Posted at 4:27 PM, Feb 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-10 17:27:13-05

 CONOVER, Wis. (AP) -- Authorities say a snowmobiler was killed in a weekend crash in northern Wisconsin.

The Vilas County sheriff's office say a 911 caller reported the crash on the shoreline of Buckatabon Lake early Saturday. USA Today Network-Wisconsin reports the snowmobile driver was dead at the scene.

Investigators believe the snowmobiler was driving at a high rate of speed on the lake shore and struck a tree. The crash is still under investigation.