Two-Vehicle Accident in Marquette Township Leaves One Hospitalized

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Two car accident in Marquette Township leaves one in MGHMARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a two vehicle traffic crash yesterday afternoon on US-41 near Brickyard Road in Marquette Township.

The accident happened just before 1:30 p.m. when a 2011 Buick LaCrosse driven by 72-year-old Karen Korpi of Gwinn pulled out onto the highway from the Lowe’s store access road into the path of a westbound Cadillac Escalade driven by a 39-year-old Jamie Weigold of Marquette.

Korpi had to be extricated from the vehicle by rescuers and she, along with a passenger, 23-year-old Nicole Young of Negaunee, was taken to Marquette General Hospital for treatment of injuries.

Korpi remains hospitalized in fair condition while Young was treated and released.  Weigold was treated on scene for her injuries.

Korpi was ticketed for Failing to Yield.

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