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1 dead in Oneida Co. snowmobile crash

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One person is dead after his snowmobile hit a downed tree along Patricia Lake in Minocqua, officials said.

Police have identified the victim as Eric Ross, 41, of Minocqua. Officials say Ross was traveling just before 10 p.m. on an unmarked trail at the time of the crash. He was ejected from his snowmobile and died at the scene.

Minocqua Police Department, Woodruff Police Department, Minocqua Fire and Rescue, Oneida County EMS, Wisconsin DNR and Oneida County Medical Examiner’s Office all responded to the scene.

No additional details have so far been released.

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