Two crashes on Co. Road 480, one fatality

A Skandia man died Iin a motorcycle  crash late Wednesday night.

According to the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office, the accident occurred at around 11 p.m. on County Road 480 near Pelissier Lake Road.

A pickup truck driven by a Delta County man was also involved in the crash.

The motorcycle driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say alcohol does not appear to be a factor in the accident, which is still under investigation.

A second crash occurred while investigators were on the scene.

A passenger car crashed into a Sands Township Emergency Fire pickup truck.

EMS transported the woman who was riding in the passenger side of that vehicle to the hospital.

The extent of her injuries is not known at this time.

Michigan State Police, Negaunee Post investigated the second crash.

Alcohol  is believed to be a factor in the second crash.