Snowmobiler from Wisconsin dies in Michigan crash

BURT TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) -- Police say a snowmobiler from Wisconsin had died following a crash into a tree along a trail in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

Michigan State Police say snowmobilers found the 41-year-old Franklin man's body on Thursday in Alger County's Burt Township and investigators believe the crash happened Wednesday night.

Police say it appear the man went off the trail, hitting the tree. His name wasn't immediately released. The crash is under investigation.

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