Vehicle strikes tree; driver taken to the hospital

Vehicle strikes tree; driver taken to the hospital

PAINESDALE — A Trimountain man was taken to the hospital Monday afternoon after his vehicle struck a tree.

The Houghton County Sheriff’s Office responded to a one–vehicle accident on Chassell Painesdale Road at 1:00 p.m.

Police say 33–year–old Jeremy Brusso was traveling eastbound when he lost control of his 2002 Buick Century. The vehicle went into a ditch and then struck a tree.

Brusso suffered head and neck injuries from the crash. He was taken to UP Health System – Portage for treatment.

His condition is unknown at this time. Brusso was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.