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One dead in single vehicle crash in Iron County

IRON COUNTY, MICH. – One man is dead following a single vehicle crash in Iron County in which the vehicle became fully engulfed in flames. State Police from the Iron Mountain post responded yesterday (Thursday) at about 8:30pm to a report from another motorist about the crash on Channing Road in Mansfield Township. The motorist pulled the driver from the burning vehicle while first responders were enroute to the scene. The driver, a 60-year-old Michigan resident, was transported by EMS to the UP Heath Systems in Marquette, where he ultimately succumbed to his injuries.

Michigan State Police Troopers were assisted by the Iron County Sheriff’s Department, Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Sagola Fire Department and Crystal Falls Fire Department.

Hans Ahlström is the host of several programs including the daily musical variety show Weekday, the mostly straight ahead jazz show Night Studio, the self explanatory Blues Today, and the eclectic Sound Spectrum. You can also hear Hans as the local host of NPR's All Things Considered news magazine. He also helps manage Public Radio 90's web content, interviews local and visiting writers and artists, works with NMU student interns, and writes the occasional news story.