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Witnesses said speed was a factor in a crash on the Heartland Trail Saturday. (Submitted photo)

UPDATED: Snowmobile driver seriously injured in collision with tree

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     A 66-year-old snowmobile driver suffered serious injuries Saturday in a collision with a tree on the Heartland Trail near Nevis.


     Witnesses said excessive speed was a factor.

     William Zasoski, 66, of Grand Forks, and his son were eastbound on the Heartland Trail when he lost control of his snowmobile and struck a tree. The son was not injured.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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