One dead in rollover accident

HOUGHTON – The Houghton County Sheriff’s Office is still investigating a single-vehicle rollover that left one man dead Thursday morning.

At approximately 7:50 a.m. officers from the sheriff’s department were dispatched to M-203 near Christiansen Road in Hancock Township. A vehicle driven by Michael Nutini, 68, of Calumet, was traveling southbound on M-203 when he veered over the center line. The vehicle struck a snowbank and mailbox before rolling over onto its roof.

Nutini was pronounced dead at the scene. The medical examiner’s office is still investigating if the crash was caused by a medical issue, however alcohol and speed are not believed to be factors. Nutini was wearing his seat belt at the time of the accident.

Assisting at the scene were Mercy Ambulance and the Quincy/Franklin/Hancock Township Fire Department.