Man dead after side-by-side crash in Ishpeming

ISHPEMING, Mich. (WLUC) - A 52-year-old man died in a side-by-side crash early Sunday morning in Ishpeming.

According to the Ishpeming Police Department, officers responded to a crash at 12:14 a.m. Sunday on N. Seventh St. near New York St.

Officers discovered a side-by-side traveling north on N. Seventh St. had left the road and hit a tree. The only person on the machine, 52-year-old William Ernest Sharon III, was thrown off and landed in the road. Sharon was pronounced dead at the scene.

Ishpeming police say the exact cause of the crash is unknown at this time, and it's still under investigation. The Negaunee Police Department and the Michigan State Police Accident Investigator also assisted.

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