ROCKLAND TOWNSHIP — One man is dead after a snowmobile accident that occurred Wednesday night.
The Ontonagon County Sheriff’s Office says the incident happened around 10:30 p.m. on Trail #13 approximately a quarter mile south of Old Victoria Road in Rockland Township. Police believe the driver of the snowmobile, 36-year-old Brady Allan Kuennen of Waucoma, Iowa, was traveling on the trail when he lost control, fell off his sled, and struck a tree.
Alcohol is believed to have been a factor in the accident, which remains under investigation. The Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by the Rockland Township Fire Department, Sonco Ambulance, and the Michigan State Police.