Logging truck overturns in Dickinson County

Timber spilled onto a highway in Dickinson County after a logging truck overturned.

Troopers from the Iron Mountain Post of the Michigan State Police say the accident happened Thursday at the intersection of U.S. 2 and M-95 in Breitung Township.  A logging truck was turning east onto U.S. 2 from M-95 when the trailer overturned, spilling logs onto the highway.

The driver, 39-year-old Dale Young from Escanaba, was cited for spilling load in the roadway.  No other vehicles were involved, and no one suffered any injuries.

The Dickinson County Sheriff’s Department, Wilson Towing from Niagra, Wisc., and Denny Olson Trucking from Quinnesec assisted at the scene.