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PESHTIGO, WI--   A 76-year-old Wisconsin woman has been killed in a crash with an ambulance in Marinette County. 

Sheriff’s deputies say the accident happened Tuesday morning at the intersection of US-41 and Access Road #3 in Peshtigo.  A Delta County ambulance with driver, EMT and patient was southbound in non-emergency mode when a car pulled out of the access road into its path.  The car was hit broadside and pushed into the northbound lanes of the highway.  The ambulance crossed the median and came to rest on some railroad tracks.

COVINGTON TOWNSHIP, MI--   A Champion man has died in a single-vehicle accident in Baraga County. 

The truck of Matthew Davidson, 56, was found on the side of US-41 about a mile east of Kings Lake Road in Covington Township.

Investigation indicates Davidson’s vehicle was eastbound when he lost control on the wet and snowy highway, crossed the centerline, and hit a snowbank.  The truck ended up on its side. 

Davidson was the only occupant of the vehicle.  

Multiple fatalities in Menominee County accident

Nov 25, 2014

DAGGETT, MI (AP)--   Authorities say three children have died in a crash on a snowy highway in Menominee County. 

Sheriff Kenny Marks says 40-year-old Susan Meade of Daggett was driving her children in a van on U.S. 41 on Monday night when she lost control and veered into a semitrailer's path. He says the semitrailer driver tried to avoid hitting the van but struck it in the side.

Marks says 14-year-old Michael McCue, 12-year-old Maxwell McCue and 11-year-old Joelle McCue were killed.

GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY, MI--   An Upper Peninsula man is being blamed for a fatal two-vehicle accident in downstate Grand Traverse County.  

The crash happened Tuesday around 1:30 a.m. on US-31 South.  Sheriff’s deputies say an eastbound vehicle driven by a 37-year-old Brimley man crossed the centerline and hit a westbound vehicle.  A 71-year-old Florida woman was pronounced dead at the scene.  Three other people in the westbound vehicle were taken to Munson Medical Center for non-life-threatening injuries. 

HYDE, MI--   Police have released the names of those involved in a fatal traffic crash Monday on US-2/41 in Delta County.  

Sheriff’s deputies say Edward Paquin, 83, of Spaulding was eastbound around

2 p.m. near Hyde when his pickup truck crossed the centerline.  It struck a westbound motor home driven by Arnold Parson, 69, of Daggett.  A vehicle being towed behind the camper was apparently hit by a third vehicle driven by Anthony VanDamme, 59, of Rock. 

Rhinelander man dies during police chase

Jun 25, 2014

RHINELANDER, WI (AP)--   Authorities say a 27-year-old Rhinelander man was trying to flee police when he lost control of his car and died in a crash. 

The Oneida County Sheriff's Department says a Rhinelander police officer was trying to stop a vehicle for speeding around 8:30 a.m. Monday.  A chase began, and the driver—identified as Sean O’Corrain—left the roadway and ran into the ditch.  He died at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.

CRYSTAL FALLS TOWNSHIP, MI--   Officials have released the names of two people involved in a fatal car accident in Iron County over the weekend.   

Sheriff’s deputies say the rollover crash happened Saturday morning  on the WPA Road near the Deer River Bridge in Crystal Falls Township.

Deputies say Alexandra LaChappelle, 22, of Crystal Falls was killed in the accident.  Anthony Demuri, 23, of Crystal Falls was taken to Northstar Hospital for treatment of his injuries.

The accident remains under investigation.  

BATES TOWNSHIP, MI--   An Iron River woman has been killed in a traffic accident involving a plow.  

Troopers from the Iron Mountain Post say the crash happened around 6:15 Wednesday morning on US-2 and Sunset Lake Road in Bates Township.  They say 49-year-old Kristine McKinzey lost control of her vehicle on the snowy and slippery roadway, crossed into the path of a county plow truck, and was hit. 

The driver of the plow, 22-year-old Ethan Amerson of Iron River, was not injured.

BATES TOWNSHIP, MI--   An Iron River woman has been killed in a traffic accident involving a plow.  

Troopers from the Iron Mountain Post say the crash happened around 6:15 Wednesday morning on US-2 and Sunset Lake Road in Bates Township.  They say 49-year-old Kristine McKinzey lost control of her vehicle on the snowy and slippery roadway, crossed into the path of a county plow truck, and was hit. 

The driver of the plow, 22-year-old Ethan Amerson of Iron River, was not injured.

MARINETTE, WI--   An Illinois man has been charged in the traffic death of a Niagara, Wisconsin man last Friday night. 

The Marinette County Sheriff’s Office says 43-year-old Joseph Hayes of Lemont, Illinois was driving south in the northbound lane of US-141 in the town of Pound.  He hit a northbound vehicle driven by 21-year-old Kristian Reed of Niagara head-on, killing Reed. 

Hayes has been charged with homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle.  He remains lodged in the Marinette County Jail on a $250,000 bond. 

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