Semi-Pickup Truck Accident in Negaunee Township

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Great Lakes Radio News UpdateMARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News)Michigan State Police at the Negaunee Post responded to a traffic accident this morning in Negaunee Township involving a pickup truck and a semi.

The accident happened just before 7 a.m. at the intersection of US-41 and Airport Drive. An eastbound pickup truck, driven by 57-year-old Edward Havel of Big Bay, collided with a semi-truck driven by 33-yaer-old David Rushford of Ishpeming.

Troopers say Rushford was crossing US-41 from southbound Airport Drive onto eastbound US-41 when Havel was unable to avoid the collision.

Havel was taken to Marquette General for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. Rushford was ticketed for failure to yield the right-of-way.

Icy roads and freezing rain were also factors in the crash.

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