Car, motorcycle crash injures motorcyclist, reroutes traffic in Iron Mountain

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IRON MOUNTAIN, Mich. (WLUC) - Iron Mountain Fire Department and the Iron Mountain Police Department were dispatched to a car versus motorcycle crash late Tuesday morning.

An on-duty Iron Mountain Police Department officer witnessed the 11:08 a.m. crash at the intersection of Carpenter Avenue and West D Street.

A 19-year-old Florence, Wisconsin, man driving a car stopped on West C Street, heading westbound toward Carpenter Avenue. The driver then attempted to turn south onto Carpenter Avenue and struck a northbound motorcycle driven by a 46-year-old man from Breitung Township.

The injured 46-year-old man was transported to Dickinson County Hospital for treatment of his injuries by Integrity Care EMS.

The Iron Mountain Police and Fire Departments were assisted on scene by the Michigan State Police and the Kingsford Public Safety Department. The Iron Mountain Department of Public Works also assisted in rerouting traffic.

The accident remains under investigation by IMPD.

TV6 & FOX UP will continue to update this story as details are made available.

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