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Nova Scotia man dies in snowmobile crash in South Tetagouche, N.B.

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Bathurst RCMP say a 61-year-old man from Coldbrook, N.S. has died as a result of a snowmobile crash in South Tetagouche, N.B.

Police say they responded to a report of a snowmobile collision on a groomed trail about 40 kilometres west of Bathurst shortly before 4 p.m. on Friday.

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According to authorities, the man had failed to negotiate a turn on the trail and collided with a tree. He died at the scene.

Police also said the man was wearing a helmet, and neither speed nor impairment is believed to have been a factor in the crash.

The investigation into the crash is ongoing.

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