Cornell

GLADSTONE, MI--   Michigan State Police from the Gladstone Post are urging the public to be aware of horse-drawn carriages and buggies in Delta County. 

Troopers say several Amish families have moved to the Cornell area and are traveling to Escanaba and Gladstone on a frequent basis.

Ridden, herded or driven animals are considered traffic under Michigan law and are treated like vehicles under the vehicle code. Riders or those who drive an animal are required to indicate turns, obey speed limits and stop at stop signs.

CORNELL, MI--   One person was killed in a single-vehicle accident in Delta County Thursday. 

WLUC-TV says a driver lost control of their vehicle on County Road 416 in Cornell around 8 a.m.  The vehicle left the road and struck several trees. 

The driver was transported to St. Francis Hospital, but died en route.  They were the only person in the vehicle. 

The accident remains under investigation.  

ESCANABA TOWNSHIP, MI--   Officials have released the names of those involved in a fatal accident in Delta County Tuesday morning.  

The Sheriff’s Office says the crash happened around 8:45 on County Road 426 about six miles south of Cornell. 

Deputies say Ronald Sanville, 47, of Cornell was southbound and didn’t see an unoccupied truck that was stalled and left partially on the roadway.  His truck slammed into the rear end of the parked vehicle, pushing it onto its side into the ditch.