Michigan State Police Iron Mountain Post

STAMBAUGH TOWNSHIP, MI--   A Wisconsin man was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Iron County Sunday.

Michigan State Police from the Iron Mountain Post responded around 12:20 a.m. to the intersection of Federal Forest Highway 16 and Smokey Lake Road in Stambaugh Township. Investigation determined a pickup driven by Verne St. Pierre, 64, of Phelps, Wisconsin left the road and crashed into several trees.

St. Pierre had to be extricated from the vehicle. He told troopers at the scene he had fallen asleep.

SAGOLA TOWNSHIP, MI--   One person has died in a two-vehicle crash on M-95 in Dickinson County. 

Michigan State Police from the Iron Mountain Post responded Monday around 9:20 a.m. to the intersection on M-69 West in Sagola Township.

A vehicle driven by a 62-year-old Wisconsin man failed to yield for a tanker truck heading north on M-95. The tanker hit the vehicle and pushed it about 550 feet north of the intersection and into the ditch.

SAGOLA TOWNSHIP, MI--   A semi rolled over on M-95 Saturday morning.

Michigan State Police from the Iron Mountain Post say the accident happened around 7:30 a.m. near Johnson Lane in Sagola Township. A semi driven by a 26-year-old Texas man left the roadway and entered the ditch. The truck was top-heavy and overturned.

The driver was wearing a seat belt and was not injured. M-95 was shut down for about 30 minutes while officials towed the semi back onto the road and cleaned up debris.

NORWAY TOWNSHIP, MI--   One person was seriously injured in an ATV rollover crash in Dickinson County Saturday. 

Troopers from the iron Mountain Post responded around 6:55 p.m. to Carney Lake Road near the Carney Lake Campground in Norway Township. They say two men—26 and 29 years old—were northbound in an ATV and hit a curve. The driver lost control and the vehicle ran off the road, struck a tree, and rolled several times. Both men were ejected.

DICKINSON COUNTY, MI--   Two people were taken to the hospital following an ATV crash in Dickinson County Sunday.

Troopers from the Iron Mountain Post say it happened on East Fordville Road. An ATV occupied by two men approached a corner at a high rate of speed. The driver was unable to negotiate the corner and the ATV rolled over several times. The passenger was ejected.

The driver and passenger were taken to Dickinson County Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Alcohol and speed are believed to be factors in the crash.

SAGOLA TOWNSHIP, MI--   Authorities are blaming fatigue for a single-vehicle rollover crash in Dickinson County Sunday. 

Michigan State Police from the Iron Mountain Post were dispatched to M-95 near Floodwood Road in Sagola Township. Troopers say the driver, Henry Sale of downstate Warren, admitted to falling asleep while driving. The northbound vehicle left the eastern side of the roadway, reentered the road and rolled over numerous times.

The driver was taken to Dickinson County Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. He was cited for careless driving.

BREEN TOWNSHIP, MI--   The body of a drowning victim has been recovered in Dickinson County. 

Michigan State Police from the Iron Mountain Post say on June 29 a man jumped off a pontoon boat into the east branch of the Sturgeon River at Stromberg Park in Hardwood. He never resurfaced.

Agencies searched for Alex McDermott, 28, of Felch over the next several days but were unsuccessful.

On Sunday witnesses on shore discovered McDermott’s body in the water. It was recovered and taken to Dickinson County Memorial Hospital.

DICKINSON COUNTY, MI--   Officials are searching for a man who jumped into the east branch of the Sturgeon River in Breen Township Saturday and never resurfaced.

Michigan State Police from the Iron Mountain Post say the 28-year-old man leapt from a pontoon boat at Stromberg Park. Troopers were contacted around 5:15 p.m. and immediately began a search, but it had to be called off due to darkness.

BREITUNG TOWNSHIP, MI--   One person was seriously injured in a crash between a motorcycle and a vehicle in Dickinson County Friday. 

Michigan State Police from the Iron Mountain Post say it happened around 6:45 p.m. on Peterson Road near County Road 607 in Breitung Township.  Troopers say the crash involved a motorcycle and an SUV.

A passenger on the bike was taken to Dickinson County Hospital for treatment of serious injuries.

The operator of the motorcycle was arrested for operating while impaired and lodged at the Dickinson County Jail.

BREEN TOWNSHIP, MI--   Michigan State Police from the Iron Mountain Post are investigating a semi rollover accident in Dickinson County. 

Troopers say it happened Tuesday around 3:40 p.m. on M-69 near Swan Peterson Road in Breen Township. A 61-year-old Ironwood man was eastbound on M-69 when he lost control of his semi. The truck overturned, spilling its cargo on the highway.

The driver was taken to Dickinson County Healthcare System for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. He was cited for careless driving.

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