Authorities: Indiana Man Dies in Michigan Snowmobile Crash
Speed was Factor in Crash
Authorities say an Indiana man has died following a snowmobile crash in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
Michigan State Police say 57-year-old Steve Short of Fort Wayne was riding Wednesday in Alger County’s Munising Township when he lost control, crossed a roadway and struck a snowbank.
The snowmobile overturned.
Police say he was thrown from the snowmobile and died.
The crash happened near a Hiawatha National Forest campground access road.
Police say excessive speed was a factor in the crash, which is under investigation.