Brighton woman killed in season's 9th snowmobile related fatality in Maine

WAYNE, Maine — A Massachusetts woman has been killed in a snowmobile crash in Wayne, Maine.

The Maine Warden Service says 56-year-old Martha Carroll of Brighton, Massachusetts, died after the snowmobile she was operating crashed into trees on Saturday evening.

Officials say the crash happened on the west shore of Wilson Pond. Carroll was wearing a ski-type helmet.

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The warden service said it appears that inexperience, speed and alcohol are factors in the crash.

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

The Associated Press contributed to this story.