MELSTRAND, MI-- A snowmobiler has been injured in Alger County.
Sunday around 11:10 p.m. Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Trail #8 near Melstrand.
Investigation reveals the driver was westbound when he left the trail and struck a tree. The man was extricated from the scene by Alger County Rescue 21 and taken to Munising Memorial Hospital. He was later transferred to UPHS-Marquette by Valley Med Flight.
Excessive speed and alcohol are believed to be factors in the accident.
The driver’s name is being withheld at this time.