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SE Michigan Man Dies After Snowmobile Crash

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BURT TWP. (AP) - Authorities say a snowmobiler from southeast Michigan has died following a crash along a trail in the Upper Peninsula.

WLUC-TV reports the crash happened Tuesday in Alger County’s Burt Township.

The sheriff’s department said 50-year-old Russell E. Barker of Clarkston was killed when his snowmobile left the trail and hit a tree.

The accident was under investigation.

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