NORTHEAST SOMERSET, Maine (AP) — Authorities in Maine say a man died in a snowmobiling crash on Moosehead Lake.

The crash killed 59-year-old Gregory Lemar on Sunday night.

Police say the Wiscasset man was operating the snowmobile from Greenville to Rockwood just before 5 p.m. when he appeared to hit a pressure ridge of ice at a high rate of speed near Hogback Island.

Snowmobilers in the area tried to assist Lemar. He was pronounced dead at the scene, despite wearing a helmet.

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