WINCHENDON, Mass. (AP) — State environmental police are investigating a fatal weekend snowmobile crash in Winchendon.

A department spokesman tells The Telegram & Gazette ( ) that a 49-year-old local man died when his snowmobile struck a tree at a high rate of speed at about 1 p.m. Saturday.

Authorities identified the man as Michael McGregor.

The crash occurred at the Lake Dennison recreation area.

Winchendon police and firefighters and environmental police responded.

The man was taken to Heywood Hospital in Gardner.


Information from: Telegram & Gazette (Worcester, Mass.),