WEST BRANCH TOWNSHIP, MI-- One person was taken to the hospital after a vehicle hit a tree in Dickinson County Saturday.
Michigan State Police from the Iron Mountain Post responded around 11:20 p.m. to County Road 581 near Cady Creek Road in West Branch Township. Troopers determined the driver failed to negotiate a curve, ran off the road and struck a tree.
The male driver was taken to UPHS-Marquette for treatment. The female passenger was not injured.
Officials say alcohol and speed are believed to be factors in the crash, which remains under investigation.