One Dead in Fiery Alger County Car Accident

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Michigan State PoliceMARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News)State Police at the Negaunee Post responded to an early-morning traffic accident this morning in Alger County. The single-vehicle accident was called in around 2:40 a.m. on H-15 near Shingleton in Munising Township.

Troopers arriving on the scene found the the vehicle, a 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier, fully engulfed in flames.  After the fire had been put out, investigators located the body of a lone occupant inside the vehicle.

The cause of the crash is under investigation, but authorities believe excessive speed was a factor.  The I.D. of the victim is being withheld as the investigation continues.

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