Man dies in Iron County boat collision

Jun 10, 2019

IRON COUNTY, MI--   A Crystal Falls man has been killed in a boating accident on the Michigamme Reservoir.

The Iron County Sheriff’s Office says the accident happened Saturday around 10:50 p.m. Two watercraft collided, injuring a 22-year-old man. He was taken to shore following the collision and died of his injuries at the scene.

Deputies say alcohol is believed to be a factor in the accident, which remains under investigation.

Assisting at the scene were Iron County Search and Rescue, Michigan State Police, DNR Law Enforcement, Aspirus Medivac, Iron County Central Dispatch, Crystal Falls Police Department, and Iron County Victim Advocates.