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MARQUETTE – Two people are being treated for injuries after being involved in a car crash this morning.

According to a press release from the Marquette Police Department, officers responded to a personal injury accident on US-41 South near Tonti Street at about 8:43 this morning. The accident happened when the driver of a northbound vehicle, 67-year-old Edward Gudewicz of Skandia, lost control and crossed the center line into the path of a southbound vehicle driven by 59-year-old Bonnie Tennant of Negaunee.

Both drivers were transported the Upper Peninsula Health Systems by ambulance, due to injuries sustained in the accident. US-41 South traffic was diverted to South Lake Street while the investigation and roadway clearing were being conducted.

The Marquette Police Department was assisted on scene by the Marquette City Fire Department, Upper Peninsula Health Systems EMS, Michigan State Police, Marquette County Sheriff’s Department and Marquette City Public Works.

The accident is still under investigation and the extent of injuries is unknown at this time. Speed and road conditions are believed to be factors in the crash.