31 yr old Man Killed when Go-cart Slams into Parked Vehicle in Munising

MUNISING, MI – On Sunday July 9th, 2017,  at 9:45PM, Troopers from the Negaunee Post were dispatched to Powell Lake Rd near Lost Lake Rd for the report of a personal injury crash where a go-cart type vehicle reportedly collided with a parked vehicle.

Investigation at the scene revealed a go-cart type vehicle was travelling northbound on Powell Lake Rd and collided with an unoccupied vehicle parked in a private drive. The passenger in the go-cart, 31 year old Troy White, of Wetmore, died at the scene as a result of injuries sustained in the crash.

The driver, a 15 year old boy, from Munising, was transported to UP Health System in Marquette, where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Speed is believed to be a factor in the crash.

The Michigan State Police was assisted at the scene by the Munising Police Department, Munising Township Fire Department and Alger County EMS.

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