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ST. IGNACE, MI--   Police are looking for a woman whose car was abandoned on a Mackinac County highway.

Troopers from the St. Ignace Post issued an Endangered Missing Advisory for 31-year-old Channelle Dennard on Thursday. Her Chevy Equinox was found on US-2 near Association Road.

Dennard was last seen on Wednesday. She is a 5’4”, 199 lb. African American woman with black hair and brown eyes. Dennard was last seen wearing knee-high black/brown boots with blue jeans, glasses and a denim jacket.

IRON MOUNTAIN, MI--   No injuries were reported in a three-vehicle crash in Iron Mountain Wednesday.

Police say it happened around 1:35 p.m. on US-2 at East Hughitt Street. An SUV stopped at the stop sign was waved into the intersection by another vehicle stopped for backed up traffic on the highway. The SUV hit two vehicles that were southbound on US-2. One of the vehicles hit and damaged the side of the Antonio’s Pizza and Pasta building.

The driver of the SUV was cited for failing to yield the right of way.

ESCANABA, MI--   The National Weather Service has confirmed an F-1 tornado touched down about 5 miles west of Escanaba Monday evening.

The funnel was seen by drivers on US-2 around 5:30 as it touched down near Pete's Pick N’ Pull auto parts. It snapped and knocked down several utility poles and trees, some of which fell onto a residence.

MACKINAC COUNTY, MI--   A 28-year-old woman has drowned in Lake Michigan in Mackinac County.

State Police from the St. Ignace Post say it happened Thursday around 4 p.m. near US-2 and the Dunes just west of Pointe Aux Chenes Road. Officials say there were

Two people in the water—the woman and a 13-year-old girl—and they were far from shore. At one point it looked like they were above the water but could barely be seen.

IRON MOUNTAIN, MI--   A logging truck leaked diesel fuel after it crashed in Iron Mountain Monday morning. 

City Police and Firefighters were dispatched around 5:30 to US-2 near Hamilton. They say a fully loaded truck was southbound on the highway when the driver failed to negotiate a curve. The truck left the roadway, came back on, and left the road again before coming to a stop.

Two power poles, a stop sign, a manhole and a telephone pedestal were all destroyed in the incident.

CRYSTAL FALLS TOWNSHIP, MI--   Troopers say no injuries were reported in a head-on crash between an SUV and a semi in Iron County Sunday. 

It happened at the intersection of US-2 and US-141 in Crystal Falls Township. The driver of the SUV tried to turn left from 141 onto US-2 when it collided head-on with a semi westbound on US-2.

No one was hurt in the accident.

The SUV driver was cited for failure to yield.

GLADSTONE, MI--   Two people were injured in a single-vehicle rollover crash in Gladstone Tuesday morning. 

Around 9:15 a.m. troopers from the Gladstone Post were dispatched to US-2 near Lakeshore Drive. They say Richard Dutton, 77, of Rapid River was northbound when he suffered a medical issue. His vehicle unintentionally sped up before Dutton lost control of it. The vehicle crossed the median and southbound lanes and rolled six or seven times.

NAHMA TOWNSHIP, MI--   A Wisconsin man has died in a Delta County traffic accident.

Michigan State Police from the Gladstone Post say the crash happened Friday around 10:30 a.m. on U.S. 2 near 24.5 Lane in Nahma Township.

Investigation indicates the man was hauling hot tar in a semi tractor-trailer when he drove into the ditch on the south side of the highway.

Bystanders started CPR on the driver until first responders arrived. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

IRON MOUNTAIN, MI--   An Iron Mountain woman is jailed, following a hit-and-run accident in the city Wednesday.

Officers say it happened around 3:30 p.m. on US-2 at the Ridgeview intersection. A westbound van driven by a 35-year-old woman rear-ended a pickup truck that was stopped at the light. Both drivers received minor injuries.

After the collision the driver of the van fled the scene and the pickup driver gave chase.

IRON MOUNTAIN, MI--   The Iron Mountain Police Department is investigating a single-vehicle crash on US-2 near Sixth Street. 

Police and firefighters responded to the scene around 12:15 a.m. Thursday. A 68-year-old woman from the Iron Mountain area was southbound on the highway when her vehicle left the west side and struck a guy wire for a power pole. The vehicle spun out of control and crossed to the east side of the highway, left the road and struck a garage.

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