SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say a Chippewa Falls teen has died from injuries suffered in a snowmobile crash in northwestern Wisconsin.

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says the crash was reported Saturday morning on a trail in Hawthorne township. The sheriff’s office says the crash victim is identified as 17-year-old Joshua Pampuch.

According to the sheriff’s office, Pampuch was riding with a group when the snowmobile he was operating left the trail and hit trees.

The crash is being investigated by the sheriff’s office and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.

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