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Wisconsin man killed in snowmobile crash

Posted: 7:26 PM, Mar 20, 2019
Updated: 2019-03-21 00:26:54Z
Wisconsin man killed in snowmobile crash.

ROCK RIVER TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) -- Authorities have identified two people killed when their snowmobiles collided on a trail in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

The Alger County sheriff's office says 21-year-old Douglas Show of Mill Run, Pennsylvania, and 54-year-old John Shadian of Kenosha, Wisconsin, died Monday night in Rock River Township.

Show and Shadian were thrown from the snowmobiles and pronounced dead at the scene after crashing head-on. An investigation reveals that excessive speed is believed to be the cause of the accident.

Rock River Township is southeast of Marquette.