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Fatal Snowmobile Accident in Munising Township


Great Lakes Radio NewsMARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News)The Alger County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a fatal snowmobiling accident that occurred early this morning in Munising Township.

The accident happened on Trail #8 around 4 a.m. when a westbound machine, operated by a 46-year-old Illinois man was involved in a crash. He was riding with a group of other riders between Shingleton & Wetmore when the accident happened.

No names or further details are being released at this time.  It is believed that poor visibility and excessive speed were factors in the accident.

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