1 killed in single-vehicle crash

MARQUETTE — One man was pronounced deceased at the scene of a single-vehicle accident on Sunday in Ishpeming. Responders arrived at the scene of the accident at approximately 12:14 a.m. in the area of North Seventh Street, near New York Street.

William Ernest Sharon III, 52, of Ishpeming, was the lone occupant of a side-by-side traveling north on North Seventh Street in Ishpeming. Responders discovered that the side-by-side had left the roadway and struck a tree, ejecting Sharon from the vehicle and into the roadway, according to a release from the Ishpeming Police Department.

The city of Ishpeming Police Department was assisted on the scene by the Neguanee Police Department and the Michigan State Police accident investigator.

Officials said the exact cause of the accident remains unknown at this time, as the accident is still under investigation.