One man dead after Chippewa County crash

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CHIPPEWA COUNTY — One person is dead after a two vehicle crash late this afternoon in Chippewa County.

It happened around 5;15 on Mackinac Trail near 5 1/2 Mile Road in Soo Township.

According to the Michigan State Police-Sault Ste. Marie Post, a soutbound vehicle driven by 20-year-old Joseph Bowen of Brimley crossed over the line into the path of a northbound vehicle pickup truck driven by 36-year-old Mark McLeod of Sault Ste. Marie.

Both drivers were taken to War Memorial Hospital.

Bowen was pronounced dead. McLeod was treated for injuries.

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