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Man From Hampden Killed in Snowmobile Crash
03/23/2014 4:05 PM ET  

Maine authorities said a man from Hampden has died in a snowmobile crash in the town of Hermon.

HERMON, Maine (AP) _ Maine game wardens say 41-year-old Austin Gardiner crashed into several trees near the shoreline of Hermon Pond shortly after 9 p.m. Saturday. Authorities say speed and alcohol appear to be contributing factors.

Gardiner was riding with a 15-year-old boy who was on a separate snowmobile following behind him.

This is Maine's sixth snowmobiling fatality this season.

(Copyright 2014 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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