UPDATE: Identity of man killed in ATV accident released

UPDATE — Monday, July 3rd, 2017 3:00 p.m. ET

The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the man killed in an ATV accident Sunday night in Ishpeming Township.

Ryan Dale Helstein, 39, of Ishpeming, was pronounced dead at the scene. The accident was discovered by a passerby on an ORV just before 8:00 p.m. in a wooded area east of Balsam lane.

Helstein overturned his ATV and became pinned underneath it. Police say speed was a contributing factor in the accident, which at this time remains under investigation.


ISHPEMING — The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an ATV accident that claimed the life of a 44-year-old Ishpeming man.

The accident occurred just before 8:00 p.m. Sunday in a wooded area near Balsam Lane in Ishpeming Township. A passerby found the man pinned under an ATV that had overturned.

Emergency personnel called to the scene were unable to revive the man. At this time the accident remains under investigation.

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