Covington Man Dead in Car Crash

The victim of a fatal car crash in Baraga County Monday night has been identified.

The Baraga County medical examiner has identified the man as 90-year-old Donald Manninen of Covington.

According to the State Police, Manninen was driving eastbound on Tibbet Falls Road when he left the road and hit two trees.

The car then caught on fire.

When emergency response teams got to the accident site, they found one person deceased in the driver’s seat of the car.

The investigation into the accident is continuing though the L’anse State Police Post.