Wisconsin man killed in snowmobile crash

BURT TOWNSHIP – Troopers from the Michigan State Police St. Ignace Post are still investigating a snowmobile crash that left one man dead Wednesday night.

Snowmobilers discovered the crash scene on a snowmobile trail in Alger County’s Burt Township around 10:30 a.m. Thursday. The driver of the snowmobile has been identified as a 41-year-old man from Franklin, Wis.

Evidence at the scene indicates the driver drove off the trail and struck a large tree sometime Wednesday evening. It is unknown if alcohol was a factor in the crash.

Officers are asking anyone that may have witnessed the crash to contact the Michigan State Police at 906 643-7582.