Police investigate fatal Wakefield Township accident

The Gogebic County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a fatal traffic accident that happened Tuesday night.

Police say it took place at about 7 p.m. Central time on US-2 in Wakefield Township. A car and a moped collided near the Mikado Road intersection.

The moped driver, Carl John Curry, 33, of Wakefield, died from his injuries. The driver of the car was not hurt. Police are not releasing his name at this time, but they say he’s a 38-year-old Ironwood man.

Beacon Ambulance, the Michigan State Police and the Gogebic County Victim Services Unit assisted deputies at the scene.