MARQUETTE, Mich. (WJMN) – UPDATE: We now know the name of the man who died in the crash on County Road 550 in Marquette County yesterday.
He’s been identified as 57-year-old Jeffrey Vashaw of Marquette.
The original story is below.
One man is dead after the crash we told you about earlier today on County Rosd 550 in Marquette County involving three vehicles.
It happened around 4 p.m. just south of Sugarloaf Mountain. A 57-year-old man from Marquette was driving north on 550 when he crossed the center line.
He hit a vehicle going south that was driven by a 67-year-old man from Marquette. His vehicle continued north in the southbound lane and hit a truck driven by a 34-year-old from Gwinn.
All three vehicles were heavily damaged.
The 57-year-old man was pronounced dead at the hospital.
The 67-year-old refused medical treatment on scene and the 34-year-old sought his own medical treatment, according to a press release from the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office.
County Road 550 in Marquette County is back open after being closed for hours due to a crash. Traffic is moving normally.
Two ambulances were observed arriving and leaving from the scene.
Marquette Township Fire Department, the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office, Marquette Police, and Michigan State Police were all seen assisting during the incident.
Traffic was closed in both directions for at least two hours. Our crew at the scene reported they were waiting on at least one tow truck to remove a vehicle from the roadway before 550 could be opened again.
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