Snowmobile accident leaves 1 dead
IRONWOOD — The Gogebic County Sheriff’s Office is continuing its investigation into a fatal snowmobile accident that claimed the life of a 52-year-old Wisconsin man Saturday.
The sheriff’s office said it received the report shortly before 1 p.m. The incident occurred on U.S. 2 and the Ramsay Crossing intersection. The initial investigation revealed the victim attempted to cross U.S. 2 on his snowmobile when he was struck by an eastbound pickup truck.
The victim was transported to Aspirus Ironwood Hospital by Beacon Ambulance where he was pronounced dead.
No names are being released pending notification of family members. It does not appear at this time that alcohol or drugs were a factor in the incident, although it’s likely the weather/visibility was a significant factor.
Deputies were assisted at the scene by the Michigan State Police Wakefield Post, Beacon Ambulance, the Bessemer Township Fire Department and Gogebic County Victim Services.
2-car fatal traffic crash in Sagola Twp.
SAGOLA — Michigan State Police investigated a two-vehicle fatal traffic crash that took place at about 10:49 a.m. Saturday on M-95 near the Marquette County line in Sagola Township in Dickinson County.
Police said a vehicle occupied by Taylor Bosley of Kingsford, 18, and Jolene Tremi, 17, also of Kingsford, was traveling northbound on M-95. Bosley’s vehicle lost control and crossed over the center line, colliding into a southbound vehicle.
The second vehicle was occupied by Steven Anderson, 46, and Julie Anderson, 30, and their two children. The Andersons were transported to U.P. Health System-Marquette to be treated for their injuries.
Bosley and Tremi were pronounced dead at the scene.
Speed and weather conditions are considered to be factors in the crash. All persons involved were wearing seat belts.
The Dickinson County Sheriff’s Office, STAR Ambulance, Beacon Ambulance, Integrity Ambulance, Sagola Fire and Rescue, and Republic Township Fire and Rescue assisted at the scene.