SCHOOLCRAFT COUNTY, Mich. (WJMN) — Late Saturday night, Troopers from the Michigan State Police Manistique Post responded to a motorcycle crash in Hiawatha Township.
A motorcycle driven by 52-year-old Manistique resident, Markie Sumter, was traveling northbound on State Road near M-94 in Hiawatha Township when the driver lost control leaving the roadway.
The driver struck a tree and succumbed to his injuries on scene.
Sumter was not wearing a helmet, alcohol and speed are believed to be factors in the crash.
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