UPDATE: Snowmobiler dies in crash with vehicle in Wetmore

Jan 18, 2019

UPDATE:  The victim is identified as George L Hansen, 82, of Wisconsin.


WETMORE, MI--   A snowmobiler has been struck and killed by a vehicle in Alger County.

The Sheriff’s Office says it happened around 8:25 Friday morning in Wetmore. Reports indicate a snowmobile was crossing M-28 near Knox Street when it drove into the path of an eastbound vehicle.

The operator of the snowmobile was taken to UPHS-Marquette, where he succumbed to his injuries. The driver of the vehicle that struck the snowmobile was not injured.

The name of the victim is not being released at this time.

Assisting at the scene were the Munising Township Fire Department and a Law Enforcement Officer from the U.S. Forest Service.