A 22-year-old man died Saturday afternoon when his snowmobile crashed in the southern end of Baxter State Park.
Timothy G. Lagesse of Pascoag, Rhode Island, was driving a snowmobile at 112 Trail in Baxter State Park. Lagesse was driving at a fast speed when he veered off the left side of the trail and struck a tree 12 feet from the trail, according to Mark Latti, communications director for the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife.
Lagesse was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency personnel and was taken to Lamson Funeral home in Millinocket, Latti said.
No additional information is available at this time.