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      Man killed in snowmobile head-on collision

      A 43-year-old Indiana man is dead after a head-on collision between snowmobiles, with another man left seriously injured.

      According to the Luce County Sheriff's Department, Timothy Hearld was pronounced dead at the scene of a snowmobile crash Wednesday afternoon on Trail #9 in northern Luce County.

      Police say that the collision happened on a corner of the trail, when one snowmobile collided head-on with another. The second snowmobile operator, 40-year-old Joseph Brandel of Ohio, has been airlifted to an Ohio hospital to be treated for multiple injuries.

      The sheriff's department is still investigating the crash, but report that alcohol is not believed to be a factor.