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      Traverse City man killed while snowmobiling on island on Long Lake

      46-year-old Jeffrey Gross was killed when his snowmobile crashed on an island on Long Lake.

      A 46-year-old Traverse City man died early Sunday morning when he hit trees while snowmobiling on an island on Long Lake.

      The Grand Traverse Sheriff's Office says Jeffrey Gary Gross was riding his snowmobile on the island after midnight Saturday when he hit trees and crashed.

      Gross was pronounced dead on the scene.

      Sheriff's officials say the crash is still under investigation and no further information will be released at this time.