Snowmobiler Killed In Houghton County

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GLR News Update

GLR News Update

Houghton, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in Houghton County say one person died in a snowmobile accident yesterday afternoon.

21-year-old Christopher Houchin of Salem, Wisconsin, was southbound on Trail #3 near Copper City around 1:30 p.m. when his snowmobile went off the trail and hit a tree.

He was taken to UP Health System-Portage where he was pronounced dead.

The accident is under investigation, but reports say alcohol is not believed to be a factor.

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