Friday evening, a 911 call was received at the Alger County Sheriff’s Office reporting a snowmobile accident on Trail #8 near Forest Lake Rd in Autrain Township. Upon arrival, a 33 year old male from Ohio was pronounced dead at the scene.
The investigation concluded that the victim was traveling Eastbound on Trail #8 when he failed to negotiate a curve. The victim lost control of the snowmobile and was ultimately ejected into a tree. It was concluded that excessive speed was the only contributing factor for the accident.
Alger County EMS, Alger County Rescue “21”and the Alger County Sheriff’s Office were the responding units.
No names are being released at this time.