Man killed after snowmobile crash in Essex County

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MAIDSTONE — A 61-year-old man from East Barre was killed in a snowmobile crash on Friday.

Authorities say Nelson Craige was operating a snowmobile alone along VAST Trail 98 in Maidstone, at around 10:48 p.m.

He veered off the right side of the trail and struck a tree.

He was found by family members hours later who then contacted police.

Groveton New Hampshire Ambulance and fire services arrived on the scene and assisted with a tracked vehicle.

Police say the crash investigation is ongoing.

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