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Woman dies in snowmobile crash

Submitted by Newsroom on April 25, 2011 – 12:45 pmNo Comment

By News Director Leslie Drollinger Stratmoen

DUBOIS, Wyo. — A 73-year-old woman from Dubois died Sunday afternoon in a snowmobile crash in the Wind River Mountains.

Fremont County Coroner Ed McAuslan said Ella Mae Younge lost control of her snow machine and hit a tree. He said she died instantly of head trauma.

The Togwotee Trail above Dubois. Photo by Leslie Stratmoen

The coroner said his deputies went in to the area to pick her up where she had been snowmobiling with other family members. That was in the Sheridan Creek area west of Dubois heading up the mountains toward Togwotee Pass.

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