Friday Afternoon, Troopers from the Michigan State Police Negaunee Post were called to the scene of a snowmobile crash on Trail #8 near Riley Road in Munising Township. A 43-year-old man from Taylor, MI was traveling with a group of snowmobilers when he left the trail and struck a tree. The victim was transported to Munising Memorial Hospital where he died from his injuries. Speed is believed to be a factor in the crash. The crash remains under investigation.
Troopers were assisted by the Alger County EMS, Alger County Rescue, and Wilderness Towing.
Press release was submitted by the Michigan State Police Department