A second dog in this year's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race has died, according to the Anchorage Daily News -- a 3-year-old named Lorne.

Race officials say the dog died of injuries Sunday night caused when a snowmobiler ran into the team of Jennifer Freking of Finland, Minn.

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The accident occurred on the Yukon River near Koyukuk.

A 7-year-old male in the team of rookie musher John Stetson of Duluth, Minn., died of pneumonia earlier leading Stetson to remove his team from the race.

For the latest Associated Press update on the race, click here.

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