Accident at intersection leaves woman with minor injuries

MARQUETTE COUNTY — Marquette County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a two car personal injury accident near the intersection of US-41 and Co Rd 492.

a 2015 GMC Sierra pickup truck driven by 80-year-old Negaunee man was stopped and waiting at the traffic light at the intersection. A 2005 Chevrolet Monte Carlo driven by 47-year-old Negaunee man was distracted and unable to stop in a clear assured distance. The Monte Carlo rear ended the pickup truck.

All occupants were wearing seat belts; however a 55-year-old female passenger, from Marquette, was injured in the Monte Carlo during the collision. She was transported by Marquette Township Fire and Rescue to UP Health Systems Marquette for evaluation of minor injuries.

The driver of the Monte Carlo was cited for failing to stop in a clear assured distance.

Deputies were assisted by the Marquette Township Fire and Rescue and Marquette Detailing.