One in hospital after logging truck and car collide

HOUGHTON — A car and a logging truck collided today in Houghton County, putting one woman in the hospital.

The Houghton County Sheriff’s office responded to the accident on Tapiola Road, just south of North Lake Road. A logging truck driven by a 60 year old Pelkie man was headed south when another vehicle attempted to pull out of Karvakko’s Market. The driver of that car was a 72 year old old female.

The woman was transported to Baraga County Memorial Hospital by Bay Ambulance and later transported to UP Health System Marquette. Her condition is unknown at this time.

The Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by Otter Lake First responders and the Michigan State Police Motor Carrier Division.

The accident remains under investigation.

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