Trail Number Seven Snowmobile Accident

ALGER COUNTY, Mich. (WLUC) - On Saturday at approximately 2:15 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, MSP, Alger County Rescue 21 and Valley Med Flight were dispatched to the scene.

The investigation concluded that a 38 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.

Names are being withheld until family notifications can be made.

Excessive speed is believed to be the main contributing factor.