Powell Township auto accident kills driver
POWELL TOWNSHIP, MI— A Skandia man has died from injuries sustained in a single-vehicle crash in Powell Township Thursday.
The Marquette County Sheriff's Office was notified of the accident around 6:30 a.m. It happened on County Road 550 near Saux Head Lake Road.
It appears the vehicle was northbound when it crossed the southbound lane, left the roadway, and crashed into the ditch.
The sole occupant of the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene. Police believe the accident happened around 5 a.m. and was later discovered by a passing motorist, who called 911.
The driver was a 52-year-old Skandia Township man. His name has not yet been released, pending notification of family.
Powell Township Fire/EMS and UPHS-EMS assisted at the scene.
The crash remains under investigation.