Snowmobiler Taken to Hospital Following Crash 

A man is in critical condition after crashing a snowmobile into a tree in Dixomnt last night.It happened sometime after 10 on a trail between the Mitchell and Troy Center Roads.Rescue crews from Hampden traveled by snowmobile to the accident site.We’re told 50-year old, Rick Lane of Dixmont, was wearing a helmet, but upon impact, the helmet came off his head.LifeFlight was called to the scene and landed, but icy conditions prevented them from transporting Lane to the hospital. Lane was taken by ambulance to a Bangor hospital.