Snowmobile strikes, hurts pedestrian

A snowmobile/pedestrian crash near the Boston Road Sunday morning resulted in a local man being sent to the hospital for injuries, according to a release from the Houghton County Sheriff’s Office.

At approximately 4 a.m. Sunday, deputies responded to responded to the incident, which occurred on Trail No.17 just north of the Boston Road.

An unidentified Calumet man was attempting to flag down a passing snowmobile for help when he was struck by an unknown snowmobiler heading northbound on the trail.

The Calumet man was transported to Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital by Mercy Emergency Medical Services with non-life-threatening injuries.

The accident remains under investigation, the report stated.

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