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Snowmobile Crash Leaves Watertown Man Seriously Hurt

GORHAM, N.H. (CBS) -- A Watertown man is seriously hurt after he was thrown from his snowmobile while on a guided tour in New Hampshire. The crash happened on the Town Access Trail in Gorham around noon on Friday.

According to the N.H. Fish and Game Department, 30-year-old Konstantin Ioannidis was driving his rented snowmobile when it went off the trail and hit a tree. He was thrown from the machine and sustained "significant injuries."

He was taken to Androscoggin Valley Hospital in Berlin.

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A Watertown man was seriously injured in a snowmobile crash in Gorham, N.H. (Photo Via New Hampshire Fish and Game Department)

Ioannidis had never been on a snowmobile before and was only minutes into the ride, the department said.

Conservation Officers believe inexperience was the primary cause of the crash.

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