A 51-year-old man from Coon Rapids died in a snowmobile crash Thursday near Tower.

The man, Daniel James Cottew, veered off the Arrowhead snowmobile trail and struck a tree, according to a news release from the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office.

The sheriff's office responded to the crash at approximately 4:35 p.m. about 10 miles southwest of Tower.

Despite life-saving efforts, Cottew was pronounced dead.