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Massachusetts woman dies in New Hampshire snowmobile crash, likely due to "operator inexperience"

Westford woman killed in snowmobile crash in New Hampshire
Westford woman killed in snowmobile crash in New Hampshire 00:29

GORHAM, N.H. - A Westford, Massachusetts woman died in a snowmobile crash on Saturday in New Hampshire. Fish and Game officials said the crash was likely due to "operator inexperience."

It happened around 12 p.m. on the Bear Spring snowmobile trail near Pine Mountain.

New Hampshire Fish and Game said that the 48-year-old woman crashed into a tree and suffered serious injuries. She's been identified as Krista Bebezas.

The crash happened about five miles from the Randolph Fire Department. Firefighters used snowmobiles and a tracked rescue vehicle to reach Bebezas.

When crews arrived, her riding companion was performing CPR. Rescuers joined the CPR attempts, but Bebezas was pronounced dead around 1 p.m.

Investigators believe that "operator inexperience played a significant role in the crash."

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