Second Snowmobile Accident on Trail Number Seven

ALGER COUNTY, Mich. (WLUC) - On Saturday at approximately 4:22 pm the Alger County Sheriff’s office received a report of a snowmobile accident on Trail #7 in Autrain Twp. of Alger County.

Alger County Sheriff’s Deputies, DNR Officer’s, Alger County EMS and Alger County Rescue 21 were dispatched to the scene.

The investigation concluded that a 35 year old male failed to negotiate a curve in the trail, left the trail and ultimately struck a tree.

The condition of the patient remains unknown.

Excessive speed and alcohol are believed to be contributing factors.

The victim’s name is being withheld until family notifications can be made.