Fatal Stanton Twp. four-wheeler accident

Fatal Stanton Twp. four-wheeler accident

Police are still investigating a four-wheeler accident in Houghton County in which a man died.

The Houghton County Sheriff’s Department says the accident happened on Misery Bay Road in Stanton Township, about a half-mile west of Agate Beach Road.

At about 10 a.m. today, they found a four-wheeler overturned in a ditch that had failed to negotiate a corner.

Police say the driver, 49-year-old Jon Francis Virtanen of Toivola, had already died before they arrived.

Mercy Ambulance and Adams Township First Responders assisted at the scene.

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