A 42-year-old Bangor man died Sunday afternoon after he was unable to stop at a snowmobile trail intersection and crashed.  

Wardens say Andrew Purdue was operating his sled on ITS 83 near the Medford/Lakeview town line shortly after noon when he passed a member of his riding party at a high rate of speed and slid through an intersection and struck some trees.  

Efforts to revive Purdue by CPR failed, and emergency medical personnel say he died at approximately 1:55 p.m.  

Ten people have died in snowmobile crashes in Maine this season. 

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