Man dies in snowmobile accident in Winchendon, Mass.

January 15, 2011, 6:51 pm
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(NECN) - Police in Winchendon, Massachsuetts report that a man died early this morning during a snowmobile accident.

Authorities were called to New Boston Road around 2 a.m. The preliminary investigation shows that a single snowmobile hit a tree after traveling off a trail. They say the snowmobile was damaged extensively.

The operator, Richard Maynard III of North Winchendon, was unresponsive. He was later pronounced dead.

Massachusetts Environmental Police continue to investigate with assistance from Sergeant Gerald Gagne of the Winchendon Police Department.

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