HOUGHTON COUNTY, MI-- A Pelkie man died in a traffic crash in Houghton County Thursday.
Sheriff’s deputies responded around 3:25 p.m. to Tapiola Road near Donken Road. They say a 67-year-old man from Pelkie and a 35-year-old man from Nisula were involved in the crash.
The 67-year-old driver was taken to Baraga County Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Officials say alcohol is believed to be a factor in the accident.
Deputies were assisted at the scene by Bay Ambulance, Otter Lake First Responders, Otter Lake Fire and Rescue, and Superior Service.