Man killed in ATV accident

CALUMET– One man is dead after an ATV accident on Trail 3 near Portland Street in Calumet that happened Thursday afternoon around 5:30 p.m.

According to the Michigan State Police Calumet Post, troopers were dispatched to the scene after James Meshbesher, 54 of Calumet, drove his ATV to a decommissioned train trestle and lost control. Meshbesher was able to call for help and Mercy Ambulance took him to UP Health System – Portage, however he died due to his injuries.

Alcohol is believed to have been a factor in this accident, which remains under investigation.