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Saturday, January 06, 2018 7:54 am

Man dies in snowmobile crash

The Journal Gazette

The driver of a snowmobile is dead after being thrown from the vehicle in an accident in Defiance, Ohio, according to police.

Defiance County Sheriff Douglas J. Engel said in a news release that Kurt N. Bachellor, 59, of Defiance was westbound across the Maumee River when he struck an overhanging tree branch, west of Louden Street, about 4:10 a.m. today.

The county coroner pronounced Bachellor dead at the scene. The crash remains under investigation.