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Missing snowmobiler found dead in state forest

February 7, 2015

RUTLAND, Mass. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a snowmobiler in the Rutland State Forest.

State police said it sent in a helicopter late Friday afternoon to assist the Rutland police department search for a missing snowmobiler. The individual was located and a trooper was lowered to the ground from the helicopter in an attempt to provide aid.

Rutland police later announced that a death investigation was under way. No other details were provided and the identity of the snowmobiler was not released.

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