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      Man dies after slamming snowmobile into tree

      A 65-year-old man died after crashing his snowmobile into a tree.

      A 65-year-old Lake County man died after deputies say he crashed his snowmobile.

      Deputies say Frank Smith died after his snowmobile collided with a tree.

      The crash happened on a trail near the intersection of Centerline and Foreman Road in Peacock Township.

      Witnesses, including a family member, say Smith lost control of the snowmobile around a curve, left the trail and hit a tree.

      Investigators say speed and trail familiarity were factors in the crash.

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