Skandia Township, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Police are reporting a fatal head-on crash between a semi-truck and an SUV this morning in Marquette County’s Skandia Township.
The accident happened around 8:00 o’clock on US-41 and Kreiger Drive when a northbound Ford Explorer crossed the centerline and collided with the semi.
The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office says the driver of the Explorer was taken to UP Health Systems-Marquette and was later pronounced dead.
The driver of the semi-truck was treated and released at the scene.
No names are being released at this time, and the highway remains closed.
It is expected to reopen early this afternoon.