One Dies in M-553 Accident

A 26 year old Gwinn man is dead after an accident on M-553 in Sands Township this morning. The Marquette County Sheriff’s Department says it happened at about 10 this morning in the glasses curve area, a frequent site of car accidents.

The gwinn man’s Chevy Malibu collided with a Waste Management Truck.

The man’s 6 month old daughter was in the car with him.

According to witnesses, it appeared that the man lost control on the wet, slushy road and began to spin 360 degrees.

The car crossed the center line into the truck’s path.

The Malibu driver died at the scene.

Witnesses removed his infant daughter from the back seat.

She’s in stable condition at marquette general.

A 56–year–old ishpeming man was driving the waste management truck.

He was not hurt.

The effort to clean up the debris closed m–553 to traffic for about 5 hours.

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