One taken to hospital after Schoolcraft County snowmobile accident

INWOOD TOWNSHIP — One person was transported to the hospital following a snowmobile accident in Schoolcraft County.

On February 2nd, troopers from the Michigan State Police St. Ignace Post, Manistique Dispatchment responded to a report of a single snowmobile personal injury accident on County Road 449 in Inwood Township at 1:45 p.m.

Investigators say that the snowmobile driver and his party left the scene and went to Shingleton, where the driver was stricken with a severe headache. He lost consciousness and was transported to UPHS – Marquette to be treated for injuries sustained in the crash.

Speed is believed to be a factor in the accident. The incident remains under investigation.

The Alger and Schoolcraft County Sheriff’s Departments assisted the State Police.