Fatal ORV accident

The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal ORV crash in Champion Township.  The accident happened, September 8th, 2012 at 5:25 p.m.  on the Clear Lake access road.

A 51 year old Ishpeming man was riding his four-wheeler toward Clear Lake, traveled  around a curve that went downhill and lost control.  The four – wheeler struck a tree on the shoulder of the road.

The victim was not wearing a helmet.  He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Assisting at the scene was Bell Memorial EMS and Michigamme-Spurr Township First Responders.  The crash remains under investigation.