TOWER, Minn. — A snowmobiler has died in a crash in St. Louis County, according to sheriff's officials.

Authorities said 51-year-old Daniel Cottew was on the Arrowhead trail near Tower Thursday when he veered off the trail and hit a tree.

Cottew was pronounced dead at the scene despite life-saving efforts by first responders from Tower, Vermilion Lake, St. Louis County and the U.S. Forest Service.