Marquette Man Dies On City Fitness Trail

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Marquette City Police

Marquette City Police

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News)  –   Marquette City Police are reporting the death of a Marquette man this weekend on the city’s fit strip.

Officers were called to the fit strip off of Lincoln Avenue just before 5:00 p.m. on Sunday after a cross-country skiier was located laying face-down on the trail by some other skiiers.

Officers attempted to resuscitate the man, identified as 49-year-old John Anderton of Marquette, with portable AED devices and CPR.

MGH EMS and the Marquette Fire Department also assisted at the scene.

Anderton was taken to MGH but resuscitation was unsuccessful.

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