Two Vehicle Accident in Houghton County

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Great Lakes Radio News UpdateMARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News)The Houghton County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to investigate a two car accident on the Chassell-Painesdale Road near US 41 in Chassell Saturday night.

Police say a 39-year-old woman was westbound around 9:30 p.m. when she looked down to adjust her radio and crossed the centerline into oncoming traffic. Her vehicle collided head on with a vehicle driven by a 51-year-old Chassell man.

The woman was uninjured in the accident, but the man and a passenger in his vehicle were taken to Portage Health in Hancock for treatment.

The woman was cited for careless driving, while the man was cited for operating while intoxicated.

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