Two-car accident in Negaunee


NEGAUNEE, Mich. (WJMN) — On Thursday at approximately 8:10 p.m., the Negaunee City Police responded to a two-car accident at the intersection of US 41 East and Croix Street.

Witnesses state they observed a blue Jeep Compass driven by 73-year-old John Blanck of Michigamee run through the red light westbound on US 41 and strike a silver Toyota Highlander driven 46-years-old Randall Stevens of Chassell.

Stevens was southbound from Croix Street as he attempted to cross the intersection and was struck by Blanck.

Mr. Blanck was found at fault for the collision and was cited for failure to yield the right of way.

Mr. Blanck was transported by ambulance to Marquette General Hospital for treatment of possible injuries.

Stevens advised he was uninjured and did not seek medical aid.

Officers were assisted on scene by the Negaunee City Fire Department, UPHS-Bell Memorial EMS, and Anttila’s Towing.

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