Man injured in snowmobile accident

Man injured in snowmobile accident

FORSYTH TOWNSHIP — A southern U.P. man was injured in a snowmobile accident Wednesday afternoon.

Just after 12:30 p.m., the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office responded to a snowmobile crash on Trail No. 32 in Forsyth Township. Twenty five year-old Christopher Beasley of Wallace was traveling west on the trail when he failed to negotiate a curve.

Seeing that he was going to collide with a tree, Beasley jumped from the snowmobile. His right leg did strike a tree during his exit effort.

Beasley was taken to U.P. Health System – Marquette for treatment of his injuries. Speed and alcohol are not believed to be factors in the accident.