H-58

MUNISING, MI--   The Michigan Department of Transportation is holding a meeting Tuesday to discuss a roundabout project and the reconstruction of M-28 in Munising next year. 

UPDATE:  The victim is identified as Thomas Miller, 63, of Oxford, Michigan. He remains in critical condition.

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ALGER COUNTY, MI--   One person is hospitalized following a motorcycle accident in Alger County.

Sheriff’s deputies say it happened Wednesday around 3:30 p.m. on H-58 near Ross Lake Road. Investigation revealed two motorcycles were eastbound in single file when a large tree fell between them. The driver of the rear motorcycle hit the tree and was ejected. He landed in the road about 250 feet away.

MELSTRAND, MI--   The Alger County Sheriff’s Office is investigating another car/snowmobile accident.

It happened Saturday around 9:50 a.m. on H-58, approximately two miles east of Melstrand.

Officials say Travis Ross, 37, of Charlotte, was driving eastbound at a high rate of speed when he struck a snowmobile trailer being towed by a pickup truck. Ross was ejected from his machine and landed about 100 feet from the point of impact.

Ross was taken to UPHS-Marquette, where he remains in stable condition.

ALGER COUNTY, MI--   Two people were injured in a motorcycle accident Saturday night in Alger County. 

Sheriff’s deputies responded to a 911 call saying the crash had happened on H-58 between Grand Marais and Melstrand.  Investigation revealed a man and a woman—both from Grand Marais—were eastbound on the cycle when it failed to negotiate a curve about a mile north of the Hurricane Truck Trail.  The two were ejected from the machine. 

The man was transported to UP Health System Marquette.  The woman was flown by Valley Med Flight to Marquette.