UPDATE: Auto collision in Negaunee leaves one dead
NEGAUNEE — UPDATE: The victim in the fatal car crash on Sunday was 29-year old William E. Tull of Negaunee. Tull was driving the 2012 Chevrolet Impala that collided head on with a 1997 Ford E-350 van. Gerald W. Kippola of Ishpeming was driving the E-350, and sustained non-life threatening injuries.
On Sunday at approximately 3:54 p.m., the Negaunee Police Department responded to a head-on collision in the 700 block of County Road in Negaunee.
A 69-year-old male was driving eastbound in a yellow 1997 Ford E-350, when it collided with a westbound 2012 black Chevy Impala, driven by a 29-year-old Negaunee resident.
The 69-year-old was transported to UPHS-Marquette for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
The 29-year-old was extricated from the vehicle by the Negaunee Fire Department, but was pronounced dead at the scene by UPHS-Bell EMS.
The accident is still under investigation.