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      Man killed in snowmobile crash in Wheaton

      File photo.
      File photo.
      WHEATON (AP) - A 20-year-old man is dead after he lost control of a snowmobile and crashed into a tree in Wheaton.

      The Chippewa Herald reports the crash happened Friday night on a public snowmobile trail.

      The Chippewa County Sheriff's Department says the man was snowmobiling with three friends when he lost control and hit a tree.

      Alcohol is not believed to be a factor. Authorities say speed and the driver's unfamiliarity with the trail contributed to the crash.