Names Released In Fatal Marquette County Accident

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GLR News Update

Ely Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post have released more information about a fatal traffic accident yesterday in Marquette County’s Ely Township.

Troopers say the accident happened around 1:30 pm on US-41 near County Road CZ in Greenwood Location. 41-year-old Dwayne Kaukola of Ishpeming was riding a bicycle on US-41 against the flow of traffic and rolled out onto the highway into the path of an oncoming pickup truck.

The driver of the pickup, 29-year-old Matthew Isola of Champion, was unable to avoid the collision and Kaukola died at the scene from injuries.

The accident remains under investigation.

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