One person cited for speed in two-vehicle crash in Alger County

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Published: Jan. 23, 2022 at 8:23 PM EST|Updated: Jan. 27, 2022 at 12:59 PM EST
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ALGER COUNTY, Mich. (WLUC) - One person has been cited for a civil infraction after the two-vehicle crash in Alger County Sunday.

Michigan State Police said that the at-fault driver was cited for a violation of the basic speed law, driving too fast for the conditions.

The MSP also reported that there was no significant cause of the crash other than speed.

No arrests or criminal activity was involved, so the MSP will not be releasing names.

Everyone involved is expected to recover fully.

Last published: Jan 23, 2022 8:23:47 PM

Four people were taken to the hospital after two vehicles collided in Alger County on Sunday.

According to the Michigan State Police, the crash happened around 10:16 a.m. on U.S. 41, one mile north of the M-67 intersection.

A 26-year-old Munising woman was driving northbound on U.S. 41, crossed the centerline, and hit a southbound vehicle.

The 44-year-old driver of the southbound vehicle was traveling with a 46-year-old man and a 12-year-old boy.

The 26-year-old woman was airlifted to UPHS-Marquette. The three occupants of the southbound vehicle were all taken to UPHS-Marquette by EMS.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

MSP was assisted by Alger County Sheriff’s Office, Rock River Township Fire Department, Mathias Township Fire Department, Alger County Trenary EMS, and UPHS EMS personnel.

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