Woman injured after losing control of snowmobile

HOUGHTON COUNTY — One woman was injured in a snowmobile accident in Houghton County Wednesday.

The Houghton County Sheriff’s Office says the incident happened shortly before noon on Trail #121/North Freda Trail. A 32-year-old Atlantic Mine woman traveling southbound in a party of two lost control of her sled on a bumpy area of the curved portion of the trail. She was ejected from her snowmobile and struck a tree.

The woman was transported by Mercy Ambulance to UP Health System Portage for treatment of injuries. The Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by Adams Township First Responders and Mercy Ambulance.