M-553 Accident Update

A 26 Year old Gwinn man died today after crashing his Chevy Malibu into a Waste Management Truck this morning in Marquette County.

The only passenger in the Malibu was the victims 6 month old daughter.

according to witnesses it appeared that the driver of the Malibu lost control of the vehicle and began to slide 360 degrees. The Malibu crossed the center line and into the path of the Truck driven by a 56 year old Ishpeming man.The Gwinn man was pronounced dead at the scene, the infant daughter was removed by witnesses from the back seat of the vehicle. She was taken to Marquette General Hospital and is listed in stable condition.

The driver of the Waste Management Truck was not injured.

M-553 was closed to traffic for approximatly 5 hours.