Two Vehicle Crash In Marquette County Injures One

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GLR News Update

Ely Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A two vehicle crash this morning in Marquette County’s Ely Township injured one person.

The accident happened just after 9:00 a.m. on County Road CD South of County Road PPX.

A southbound pickup, driven by 20-year-old Damien Desjardins-Racine of Marquette, went out of control and crossed the center line and struck an oncoming pickup driven by 62-year-old Jacob Harvala of Ishpeming.

Harvala had attempted to avoid the crash by swerving to the right, but both vehicles side-swiped each other before Harvala’s vehicle ran off the roadway and struck some trees.

Harvala was taken to U.P. Health System-Marquette for non-life threatening injuries.

Desjardins-Racine was not injured.

He was found at fault in the crash and cited for speeding.

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