One injured in Iron County snowmobile accident

IRON COUNTY — The Michigan State Police are investigating a personal injury snowmobile crash that occurred on Wednesday.

The crash occurred around 8:00 p.m. on Trail #16 near New Bristol Road, located in Crystal Falls Township. The driver lost control of the snowmobile, went off the trail and was ejected off of the vehicle after hitting a tree.

The driver was not wearing a helmet. They were transported to Aspirus Iron River Hospital.

Alcohol and speed are considered to be factors in the crash, although the investigation remains ongoing. No names are being released at this time.