Fatal accident near Shingleton

A one car accident near Shingleton in Munising Township has claimed the life of the driver.

Michigan State Police Troopers arrived on the scene on Highway 15 around 2:40 this morning only to find a 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier fully engulfed in flames. After extinguishing the fire, the lone occupant was found deceased inside the vehicle. The deceased’s identity is being withheld at this time pending further investigation.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation, but speed is believed to be a factor.

Michigan State Police Troopers from the Negaunee Post were assisted on the scene by Alger County EMS, the Alger County Sheriff’s Department, the Munising City Police Department, and the Munising Township Fire Department.