Massachusetts woman killed in Maine snowmobile crash
WAYNE, Maine (AP) — A Massachusetts woman has been killed in a snowmobile crash in Maine.
The Maine Warden Service says 56-year-old Martha Carroll of Brighton, Massachusetts, died when the snowmobile she was operating crashed into trees at a high rate of speed in Wayne on Saturday evening. Officials say the crash happened on the west shore of Wilson Pond. Carroll was wearing a ski-type helmet.
The warden service it appears that inexperience, speed and alcohol are factors in the crash.
Authorities say Carroll’s death is the ninth snowmobile related fatality this season.