MARQUETTE, MI – At approximately 6:00 PM, on Saturday January 16th, 2021, Troopers from the Michigan State Police Negaunee Post and Deputies from the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office, responded to a multi vehicle traffic crash on US-41 near mile marker 102 in Michigamme Township.
The investigation determined that a red 2005 Pontiac Aztek driven by a 20-year-old woman from Fenton and her 19-year-old female passenger from Brighton were westbound on US-41 when the driver lost control of her vehicle and collided with two eastbound vehicles.
The 20-year-old driver of the red Pontiac Aztek suffered fatal injuries as a result of the crash.
The 19-year-old passenger was transported to UP Health Systems Marquette for treatment of serious injuries.
The two other motorists were also injured and were transported to Bell Memorial for treatment of their injuries. The investigation is still ongoing at this time.
MSP Negaunee Troopers were assisted at the scene by Anttila’s Towing, Marquette County Sheriff’s Office, UP Health Systems East and West, Michigamme/Spur First Responders, Marquette County 131, Michigamme Fire, Champion Fire and the Marquette County Road Commission.