SAULT STE. MARIE, MI – Sault Ste. Marie Post Troopers were dispatched to Snowmobile Trail 9 near County Rd 452, McMillian Township in Luce County on January 18th, 2019, at approximately 11:25AM, for a reported one snowmobile Personal Injury Accident.
The investigation revealed that the driver and lone occupant, a 71-year-old man, from Grand Haven, died from injuries sustained from the crash. The driver lost control of his snowmoblie, ran off the road trail, where he then hit a group of trees.
Troopers believe that speed was a factor in the crash. It is unknown at this time if alcohol was factor.
Troopers were assisted at the scene by Luce County EMS, Luce County Sheriff’s Department road and snowmobile patrol and Michigan DNR.