SANDS TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WLUC) - The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office responded to a two vehicle crash Saturday. It took place on M-553, in front of the Marquette County Fairgrounds entrance around 3 p.m.
Kristin Parrish, age 30, was attempting to turn left into the Marquette County Fairgrounds when David Pelkola, age 65, failed to stop, striking her from behind. Parrish sustained minor head injuries and was transported by Sands Township EMS to U.P. Health Systems Marquette for treatment.
Pelkola was cited for violation of the basic speed law (failed to stop in assured clear distance). He was uninjured in the accident.
Pelkola was driving a 2011 Camaro, Parrish was operating a 2014 Buick.
Assisting the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office was Sands Township Fire and Rescue.