Single vehicle crash kills two in Marquette County

Two people died after a Saturday morning crash in Marquette Township.

The Marquette County Sheriff’s office said a southbound Tesla on County Road 550 hit a power pole. Then, the car rolled a short distance where it caught fire and became engulfed.

Police located a man and a woman inside the vehicle at the time of the crash. They were pronounced dead at the scene.

As a ressult of the crash, investigators closed County Road 55o for several hours.

The sheriff’s office said alcohol and excessive speed may have been factors in the crash.

The Michigan State Police are assisting with the investigation.