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Twin Cities man killed in snowmobile crash in northern Minnesota

The 38-year-old died at the scene.

A Twin Cities man was killed in northern Minnesota after crashing his snowmobile into a tree.

The incident happened just after 8 p.m. Saturday on the Paul Bunyan Trail in Pequot Lakes.

The victim, identified as 38-year-old Andrew Novak, of Prior Lake, died at the scene.

He was one of two men out snowmobiling when his 2007 Yamaha Phazer left the trail, crashing into a tree.

His friend attempted to revive him, with responders taking over when they got to the scene, but ultimately he died from his injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

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