WAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WLUC) - A Neenah, Wisconsin man is recovering after being struck by a snowmobile in Wakefield Township.
It happened on Sunday around 2 a.m. near the Blackjack Ski Resort. Michigan State Police Wakefield Post were called out for a snowmobile that struck a pedestrian.
MSP reports the 48-year-old victim was walking up a hill when he was hit by a 49-year-old Bessemer man, suspected of being intoxicated.
The victim's injuries were not life-threatening. He was taken to Aspirus Ironwood Hospital and later transferred to Aspirus Wausau Hospital for further treatment.
The suspect was arrested for operating with a high B.A.C. causing injury and driving with a suspended license.
Names are being withheld pending arraignment. The incident remains under investigation.
The Gogebic County Sheriff’s Department assisted at the scene.