WAYNE — A 56-year-old woman from Massachusetts was killed in a snowmobile crash Saturday night.

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. Maine Warden Service photo

The Maine Warden Service said Martha Carroll of Brighton, Massachusetts, died when the snowmobile she was operating crashed into trees at a high speed in Wayne. Officials said the crash happened on the west shore of Wilson Pond. Carroll was wearing a ski-type helmet.

Wardens said speed, alcohol and inexperience appeared to have been factors in the crash.

Authorities say Carroll’s death is the ninth snowmobile-related fatality this season.


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