WAYNE, Maine (CBS/AP) — A Brighton woman was killed Saturday night in a snowmobile crash in Maine.

The Maine Warden Service says 56-year-old Martha Carroll died when the snowmobile she was operating crashed into trees at a high rate of speed in Wayne on Saturday evening.

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

A Maine snowmobile crash killed a Brighton woman. (Image Creidt: Maine Department Of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife)

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.

Last week Maine and New Hampshire officials urged caution after a series of serious snowmobile crashes in the region.

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