Two-Vehicle Accident In Gwinn Injures Two

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Marquette County Sheriff

Marquette County Sheriff

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a two-vehicle crash yesterday on M-35 in front of the Kountry Konvenience store in Gwinn.

The accident happened around 2:30pm when a southbound 1997 Ford pickup truck, driven by 20-year-old Tyler Seppanen of Gwinn, turned left into the path of an oncoming 2003 Dodge Stratus, driven by 36-year-old Faith Smith, also of Gwinn.

Smith had four of her children in the vehicle and two were taken to MGH for treatment of minor injuries.

Deputies say all parties involved were wearing seatbelts and proper child restraint equipment was used.

Seppanen was ticketed for an improper turn causing the crash.

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