Buchanan woman injured in snowmobile accident

CHAMPION TOWNSHIP — At 8:30 PM on Friday, the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a single snowmobile personal injury crash on Trail 5 in Champion Township. The crash occurred approximately 6 miles south of Co. Rd. AAA.

Traci Scull, of Buchanan, Michigan, was traveling north on Trail 5 when she ran off the trail to the right hitting a tree. She was ejected from the snowmobile and suffered a possible hip fracture. She was taken to UP Health Systems Marquette for treatment. Speed and Alcohol were not a factor in the crash.

Deputies were assisted on scene by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, UP Health Systems Marquette EMS, and the Big Bay 550 Snowmobile Club trail groomer.