UPDATE: M-123 reopens after crash with plow truck closes roadway, woman hospitalized

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TROUT LAKE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WLUC) - UPDATE: Friday, Feb. 14, 12:40 p.m.
According to the Michigan Department of Transportation, M-123 in Trout Lake Township is open again after a morning crash.

According to the Michigan State Police Sault Ste. Marie Post, M-123 between M-28 and Trout Lake was temporarily closed for a crash scene investigation.

Police say 28-year-old Danielle Held of Newberry was driving north on M-123 when she lost control of her vehicle, crossed the center line and hit an oncoming Chippewa County Road Commission plow truck.

Held sustained multiple lacerations to her arms and head and was taken to Helen Newberry Joy Hospital by Straits EMS. She was later airlifted to McLaren Northern Hospital in Petoskey.

Police say the driver of the plow truck, 52-year-old Ronald Manchem of Trout Lake, was not hurt.

MSP troopers were assisted at the scene by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Michigan Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division out of the Sault Ste. Marie and St. Ignace Posts, as well as the Hulbert Fire Department.

TV6 & FOX UP will provide any further updates as they are made available.

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ORIGINAL STORY:
A crash involving a snow plow on M-123 has sent a Newberry woman to the hospital and closed a section of the highway Friday morning.

According to the Michigan State Police Sault Ste. Marie Post, M-123 between M-28 and Trout Lake has been temporarily closed for investigation, as of 10:45 a.m. Friday. There has been no alternate route established at this time. MDOT and the Chippewa County Road Commission are also on scene, which is just north of Trout Lake on M-123.

Police say 28-year-old Danielle Held of Newberry was driving north on M-123 when she lost control of her vehicle, crossed the center line and hit an oncoming Chippewa County Road Commission plow truck.

Held sustained multiple lacerations to her arms and head and was taken to Helen Newberry Joy Hospital by Straits EMS.

Police say the driver of the plow truck, 52-year-old Ronald Manchem of Trout Lake, was not hurt.

Troopers continue to investigate at the scene. They are being assisted by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Michigan Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division out of the Sault Ste. Marie and St. Ignace Posts, as well as the Hulbert Fire Department.

This story will be updated as more information is released.



 
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