Minnesota Man Injured In U.P. Snowmobile Accident

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police from the Calumet Post are reporting an early-morning snowmobile accident that injured one person.

Troopers say the accident happened around 2:30 a.m. today on Trail #3 in Houghton County’s Schoolcraft Township.

Reports say a 49-year-old man from Andover, Minnesota missed a turn, lost control of his machiine and crashed into some trees.

The man was taken to Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital and later airlifted to a Minnesota hospital for further treatment.

No name has been released and the investigation is continuing. Alcohol and excessive speed are believed to be factors in the crash.

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