Hancock man injured while snowmobiling in Houghton County

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HANCOCK TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WLUC) - The Houghton County Sheriff's Office responded to a snowmobile accident on M-203 near McLain State Park in Hancock Township Saturday around 5:30 p.m.

An 18-year-old Hancock man was driving his snowmobile on the shoulder of M-203, collided with the ditch and was thrown from the sled. He was transported by a family member to U.P. Health System Portage where he was treated and released for his injuries.

Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the crash.