CRYSTAL FALLS – A truck and motorcycle collide sending the motorcycle driver to the hospital in Crystal Falls Township Sunday afternoon. Troopers from the Michigan State Police Iron Mountain post say they responded to a accident on M–69 near Sheridan Drive at around 1:30 p.m.. A 15–year–old male was riding his motorcycle when he crossed M–69 into the path of a pickup truck driven by a 64–year–old Crystal Falls man. The truck struck the motorcycle, throwing the driver of the motorcycle onto the road. The motorcycle driver was transported to Dickinson County Hospital for treatment.
He was wearing a helmet and the incident remains under investigation. Assisting on the scene was the Iron County Sheriff Department and Northstar Ambulance Service.