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Two injured in Ely Township crash


(Ely Township, MI) - The Marquette County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a 2 vehicle crass in Ely Township. Deputies say the accident happened at about 7:47pm Tuesday on US-41 near County Road CKM. A southbound vehicle on the county road turned onto US-41 causing a crash with a westbound vehicle on the highway. Both vehicles sustained disabling damage, and both drivers were treated at the scene by EMS. Deputies say alcohol is believed to be a contributing factor in the crash, and one driver has been lodged for operating while intoxicated. The accident is still under investigation.

The Marquette County Sheriff’s Department was assisted at the scene by Ishpeming Township Fire, Michigan State Police, UPHS EMS, and Antillas Towing.

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