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New Limerick Man Dies after Hitting Moose While Snowmobiling 

A New Limerick man has died after hitting a moose while snowmobiling.Authorities say 51-year-old Leon Botting Senior died Friday afternoon when he hit a moose with a snowmobile at an apparent high rate of speed on a trail west of Houlton.Botting was the last of three snowmobilers traveling on Shaw Camp Trail in Hammond Township.They say the moose walked onto the trail and Botting was unable to stop.Both he and the moose were thrown off the trail upon impact.Botting was wearing a helmet.