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A 42-year-old Crystal Falls man died Tuesday night after hitting a tree while on his snowmobile, the Iron County Sheriff's Office said.

The crash took place at 9:17 p.m. on Trail 113, south of Superior, according to a statement from the sheriff's office.

Police say the snowmobile was traveling north on Trail 113 but "failed to negotiate a curve" before hitting a tree.

The driver, identified by police Friday as Jason A. Clark of Crystal Falls, was thrown off the snowmobile and pronounced dead at the scene. 

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