Marquette County Fatal Snowmobile Accident

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GLR News Update

GLR News Update

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office is reporting a fatal snowmobiling accident yesterday in Sands Township.

The accident happened just after 2:30 p.m. on Trail #8 south of Sands Station.

Deputies say a southbound snowmobile operated by 39-year-old Melissa Thornhill of Greenville, Ohio went out of control, left the trail and hit a tree.

Thornhill was pronounced dead at the scene and the investigation into the accident is continuing.

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