two-vehicle accident

NEGAUNEE TOWNSHIP, MI--   Only minor injuries are reported in a two-vehicle crash in Negaunee Township.   

Michigan State Police say Monday around 5 p.m. a vehicle driven by Denise Arbelius, 45, of Palmer was trying to cross the eastbound lanes of US-41 to travel south on M-35.  She pulled into the path of an eastbound vehicle driven by Anthony Lackey, 48, of Marquette.

Lackey was taken to UP Health System Bell for treatment of minor injuries.  Arbelius was cited for failing to yield the right-of-way.         

CHOCOLAY TOWNSHIP, MI--   Two people have been injured in a two-vehicle accident in Chocolay Township.  

Police say the crash happened Thursday around 5:10 p.m. on M-28 at Hiawatha.  A Subaru driven by a 24-year-old Ishpeming man tried to enter the highway but didn’t see an oncoming eastbound vehicle and pulled into its path. 

The driver of the eastbound vehicle—a 32-year-old man from Rochester Hills—and his passenger were taken to UP Health System Marquette for treatment.  No one in the Subaru was injured. 

FORSYTH TOWNSHIP, MI--   Three adults and five children were taken to UP Health System Marquette to get checked out after a two-vehicle crash near Gwinn Tuesday. 

Forsyth Township Police say the accident happened around 1:30 p.m. on M-35.  Both vehicles were southbound when one stopped to avoid a deer in the road.  The second vehicle didn’t have time to stop and crashed into the first. 

The accident remains under investigation.  

MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP, MI--   Marquette County Sheriff’s deputies were called to a two-vehicle crash in Marquette Township Thursday. 

The accident happened at the intersection of US-41 and Commerce Drive around 9:50 a.m.  Mary Wesler, 61, of Marquette was eastbound in a Chevy Cruz when she drove through a red light and hit a Buick LeSabre driven by Wendy Larson, 40, of Negaunee.

MASONVILLE TOWNSHIP, MI--   Two people are hospitalized following a two-vehicle accident in Delta County Sunday. 

The Delta County Sheriff’s Office says the crash happened around 6:45 p.m. on County 513 T Road near the Little Bay de Noc Campground.  Deputies say a vehicle driven by Orville Pederson, 85, of Rapid River crossed the centerline and hit a vehicle driven by David Hanes, 69, of Rapid River. 

CHATHAM, MI--   Two people are hospitalized, following an Alger County accident in which a passenger van hit a semi.  

Michigan State Police say the crash happened Thursday around 4 p.m. at the intersection of M-94 and Forest Lake Road, near Chatham.  An eastbound van apparently swerved and hit the semi, spun around, and went into the ditch. 

The van’s driver was airlifted to U.P. Health System Marquette.  A passenger was taken to Marquette by ambulance.  The extent of their injuries is not yet known. 

UPDATE, 6/19:  The Delta County Sheriff's Office says the man who was killed in the accident was John Miron, 29, of Bark River.  A passenger of his car and two passengers of the westbound truck remain hospitalized.  The accident remains under investigation.


DELTA COUNTY, MI--   One person has been killed in a two-vehicle accident in Delta County. 

NEGAUNEE TOWNSHIP, MI--   No serious injuries were reported in a two-vehicle crash in Negaunee Township Sunday night.  

The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office says the accident happened shortly after 6 p.m. on US-41 near Midway Drive.  A Dodge Caravan driven by Kayla Houghton, 25, of Marquette pulled out of Midway Drive and into the path of a westbound Ford truck driven by Donald Mroz, 65, of Republic.

MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP, MI--   A Big Bay man escaped injury after his vehicle hit an Eagle Mine hauling truck on County Road 550 Wednesday. 

The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office says the crash happened around 8:10 a.m. near Wetmore Landing in Marquette Township.  Deputies say Timothy Westfall, 48, was southbound when he lost control of his vehicle on the snow-covered road, spun out, crossed the centerline, and crashed into a northbound hauling truck driven by Daniel Host, 25, of Gwinn.  The truck was empty at the time of the crash and suffered only minor damage.

NEGAUNEE TOWNSHIP, MI--   A Gwinn woman has been injured in an accident with a road grader in

Negaunee Township. 

Troopers from the Negaunee Post say the crash happened Tuesday around 9 a.m. on County Road 480 just outside the Negaunee city limits.  They say Kayla Gilstorff, 23, of Gwinn was eastbound when she rear-ended a Marquette County Road Commission grader plowing the road.  She said morning sun had blinded her and she didn’t see the vehicle.