Man arrested for OWI after crashing into snow bank

A Palmer man is in jail after he allegedly drove under the influence of alcohol and crashed into a snow bank.

The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office said the one-vehicle accident happened around 11 a.m. Thursday morning on County Road 581 in Ely Township.

They said the man lost control of his pick up truck and ended up in a snow bank. A passerby called 911, and while waiting for police the passerby suspected the driver may have been under the influence of alcohol.

The 44–year–old man was arrested for OWI and resisting and obstructing.

The Michigan State Police assisted at the scene.