A woman from Wells was killed Sunday in a snowmobile crash in Johnson Mountain Township.

Who Was the Victim?

The Maine Warden Service has identified the woman as Tanya Hanson, 50, of Wells. Officials say she died near the scene, as the result of her injuries.

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How Did the Crash Happen?

Officials say Hanson was following her husband on ITS 87 in Johnson Mountain Township in Somerset County at approximately 2:30 Sunday afternoon when she failed to negotiate a left hand turn in the trail. Her sled crashed into some trees on the right side of the trail, causing injuries to the woman's head and chest.

An oncoming snowmobiler saw the crash and called 911. The Maine Warden Service responded, along with members of the Jackman Fire and Ambulance and Redington-Fairview Hospital. EMT's performed CPR but Hanson succumbed to her injuries.

Was She Wearing a Helmet?

Hanson was alone on her sled, which Wardens have identified as a 2008 Ski Doo Renegade Enduro and she was wearing a helmet. Officials say the crash remains under investigation.

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