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Man killed in snowmobile crash

Published On: Feb 10 2013 12:29:16 PM CST   Updated On: Feb 11 2013 12:42:50 PM CST


Authorities have released the name of the victim in a deadly snowmobile accident that occurred over the weekend.

The victim was James Robert Cox, 56, of Island Park.

According to the Fremont County Sheriff's Office, the crash happened on a trail near Box Canyon.

Rescuers were called to the area at around 11 p.m. Saturday, following reports of a man who had crashed his snowmobile into a tree and was unconscious.  When deputies and paramedics arrived, they pronounced Cox dead.