Semi-Snowmobile collison

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - At approximately 2:50 on Friday, February 8, 2019, a call was received at the Iron County Dispatch Center that a snowmobile crash had occurred on Island Lake Road near Gerry Road, in the town of Carey.

Deputies and Beacon Ambulance personnel were immediately dispatched to the scene.

Officer Mike Wozniak, who was at the scene, reported a snowmobile operator failed to negotiate a curve on Island Lake Road approximately .5 miles west of Gerry Rd, and crashed head on into a semi-truck.

The operator of the semi was unharmed.

The 43- year old female operator of the snowmobile from Hartland Wisconsin was transported from the scene by Beacon Ambulance to Aspirus Ironwood Hospital in Ironwood.

She was then flown to another medical facility where she later died as a result of the injuries sustained in the crash. Speed is believed to be a factor in the crash.

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