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UPDATE – Fatal ORV Accident


UPDATE - Fatal ORV accident in Champion Township

MARQUETTE, MI — (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office is reporting a fatal Off Road Vehicle accident that happened over the weekend in Champion Township.

The accident happened Saturday, Sept. 8, at 5:25 p.m. on the Clear Lake Access Road.

Michael Argall, 51, of Ishpeming was riding a four-wheeler toward Clear Lake and was coming around a curve that went downhill when the ORV went out of control.

The four-wheeler struck a tree on the shoulder of the road.  Argall was not wearing a helmet and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Assisting at the scene was Bell Memorial EMS and Michigamme-Spurr Township First Responders. The crash remains under investigation.

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