Two Vehicles Hit Moose in Humboldt Township – Accident Under Investigation

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Two-vehicle accident involving a mooseMARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News)The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two vehicles that struck a cow moose last evening in Humboldt Township.

The incident happened around 6:15 p.m. about 5 miles south of the US-41 intersection. Deputies say the first vehicle, a newer, dark colored SUV was northbound on M-95 when it struck the moose in the northbound lane. Immediately afterward, a second vehicle, a Toyota Camry sedan hit the moose as it stood on the road.

The driver of the SUV fled the scene, while the second driver complained of head, neck and back injuries.  The driver who fled the scene is described as a white male, 5’8″ tall with short, clean cut gray hair.  He was traveling with a woman and the SUV, believed to be similar to a Ford Escape, should have damage to the passenger side front end.

The driver of the sedan, a 63-year-old Munising woman was taken Bell Memorial for evaluation.  If you have any information related to this incident, contact the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office.

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