Names released in fatal one-vehicle accident

Names released in fatal one-vehicle accident

IRON COUNTY — Police have released the names of the two men killed in a one-vehicle accident Tuesday night in Iron County.

Thirty-five year old Jeremy Lee Johnson and 39-year-old Michael Paul Prepodnik, both of Iron River, died in a rollover accident that occurred on M-189 south of the Osterlund Road intersection. Johnson, the driver in the accident, was not wearing his seat belt and was ejected from the vehicle.

Prepodnik was trapped in the vehicle. Both men died as a result of injuries they sustained in the crash.

Police say alcohol is believed to be a factor in the accident, which remains under investigation.