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Man dead following snowmobile accident in Chippewa County

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New Richmond, 54017
New Richmond Wisconsin 127 South Knowles Avenue 54017

At least six people have been killed in Wisconsin snowmobile crashes this season.

The latest death was reported Sunday night in Chippewa County.

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Authorities said a 32-year-old man veered from a trail near Bloomer and hit several trees. He apparently lost control of his machine on a curve.

The driver was ejected, and he died later at a Bloomer hospital.

The victim's name was not immediately released.

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