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Rhode Island man dies In Baxter State Park snowmobile crash 

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T2 R9 WELS -– A 22-year-old Rhode Island Man died on the afternoon of Saturday, March 14 when his snowmobile went off trail and struck a tree at a high rate of speed in the southern end of Baxter State Park.

 

At approximately 1:30 p.m. Timothy G. Lagesse of Pascoag, Rhode Island was snowmobiling on the 112 Trail in the south end of Baxter State Park at a high rate of speed when he veered off the left side of the trail and struck a tree 12 feet from the trail. 

 

The Maine Warden Service, Millinocket Fire Department and a Baxter State Park ranger responded to the crash. Lagesse was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency personnel and taken to Lamson Funeral home in Millinocket.

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