Snowmobiler dead after being struck by a vehicle in Alger County

ALGER COUNTY — A snowmobiler is dead this morning after an accident in Alger County.

At approximately 8:25am, a 911 call was received reporting a single person snowmobile accident.

Reports indicated that a snowmobile was struck by a vehicle while crossing M–28 in the Wetmore area.

The Alger County Sheriff’s Office, Alger County EMS and the Munising Twp. Fire Department were dispatched to the scene.

The evidence concluded that a snowmobile was crossing M–28 near Knox St. in Wetmore when it traveled into the oncoming path of an east bound vehicle.

The operator of the snowmobile was immediately transported to U.P. Health Systems in Marquette where he had succumbed to his injuries.

The operator of the vehicle that struck the snowmobile was not injured.

The name of the victim is being withheld at this time