Minnesota driver cited for losing control of trailer while negotiating a curve

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ONTONAGON, Mich. (WLUC) - The Sheriff's Office received a call of a vehicle accident near the Intersection of Firesteel Rd. and Strang Rd around 3:23AM June 18th.

Investigation determined Chad Sharkey of Chanttassen, MN. was traveling on Firesteel Rd. pulling a trailer with an ORV on it, when he lost control of the trailer while negotiating a curve in the road.

The vehicle and trailer entered the ditch struck several small trees and a utility pole, causing extensive damage to his vehicle. The vehicle was removed from the scene by Lahti's Towing of Ironwood, Mich.

The driver was cited for leaving the scene and fail to report accident. No injuries reported.

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