UPDATE: Victims identified after 2 separate deadly weekend snowmobile crashes in Vilas County

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VILAS COUNTY, Wis. (WSAW) -- The Vilas County Sheriff’s Department has released the names of two people killed in separate snowmobile crashes Saturday.

The first crash was reported around 4 a.m. in St. Germain. Investigators said a snowmobiler struck a tree near the shoreline on Little St. Germain Lake. Richard Hetsley, 38, of Maple Park, Illinois was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators said a second crash occurred around 9 am. in the woods just off of Star Lake in the town of Plum Lake. Justin Anderson, 27, from Belvidere, Illinois died in that crash.

Both cases are still under investigation.