Twin Lakes man killed in two-vehicle crash

HOUGHTON — A Twin Lakes man was killed in a collision between a car and a side-by-side on M-26 Saturday morning.

The crash occurred about 9:40 a.m. near Twin Lakes, the Houghton County Sheriff’s Office said. An 86-year-old Twin Lakes man was crossing the highway from Twin Lakes Road to an ORV trail when he failed to yield to an SUV driven by a 23-year-old man. The SUV could not stop and hit the ORV near the southbound shoulder of the road. The 23-year-old was uninjured, while the 86-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash remains under investigation.

The Houghton County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by Elm River Township Fire Department, First Responders, Mercy EMS and Superior Service.


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