MARQUETTE — A three-vehicle accident on U.S. 41 killed a Gwinn man and caused minor injuries to two other people.
At 10:07 a.m., the Marquette Police Department responded to the intersection of U.S. 41 South and Tonti Road near Shiras Hills. According to police reports, a preliminary investigation found a 2004 Kia driven by Jay Robbins, 64, of Gwinn, was traveling south on U.S. 41 in the northbound lane. Robbins’ vehicle struck a white 1991 Ford pickup traveling northbound, with three occupants inside.
A 2005 Buick, which was also traveling northbound, was also involved in the accident.
Robbins was extricated from the vehicle and later died at Marquette General Hospital from his injuries. The driver of the Buick and a passenger in the pickup were treated at MGH for minor injuries.