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Man is dead after Houghton County traffic crash

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Updated: Jun. 11, 2021 at 4:25 AM EDT
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HOUGHTON, Mich. (WLUC) - A man is dead after a traffic crash in Houghton.

According to the Houghton County’s Sheriff’s Office, it happened around 3:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon on Tapiola Road near Donken Road.

The Houghton County’s Sheriff’s Office says that a 67-year-old man from Pelkie and a 35-year-old man from Nisula were involved in the crash.

The 67-year-old man was taken to Baraga County Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Alcohol is believed to be a factor in the crash.

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