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Man, 45, dies in NE Minnesota snowmobile crash

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ORR, Minn. (AP) — A snowmobiler has died after crashing into a tree on a trail in northeastern Minnesota.

The St. Louis County sheriff's office says the 45-year-old man struck the tree about 6:30 p.m. Saturday on the Bill Morgan Trail near Orr.

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The man suffered severe head injuries. Emergency crews tried to revive him but he died at the scene.

The Mesabi Daily News (http://bit.ly/w110cw) reports the victim's name was not released.

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Information from: Mesabi Daily News, http://www.virginiamn.com

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

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