Three Hurt In Marquette County Crash

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GLR News Update

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Three people were injured in a two-vehicle crash yesterday afternoon in Marquette Township.

The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office says it happened around 1:20 p.m. on County Road 550 just south of Middle Island Point Road.

Deputies say a southbound SUV, driven by a 77-year-old Janice McLean of Marquette, swerved into the northbound lane and struck an oncoming sedan driven by a 49-year-old Richard Lapine of Marquette.

Lapine had to be extricated from the vehicle and was taken to UP Health System-Marquette.

A passenger in the sedan, 54-year-old Grant Newby of Marquette, and McLean were also hospitalized.

All had non-life threatening injuries.

McLean was found to be at fault and was ticketed for Careless Driving.


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