MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Sault Ste. Marie Post are reporting a fatal traffic accident Saturday in Chippewa County.
The accident happened near 12 Mile Road in Dafter Township when a vehicle, driven by 30-year-old James Thompson of Sault Ste. Marie, went out of control, left the roadway, hit several trees and rolled over.
Thompson was not wearing a seat belt and died in the crash.
Excessive speed is believed to have been a factor in the crash, and the investigation is continuing.
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