Michigan State Police say 38-year-old Grant Childs died after a tractor-trailer struck his vehicle Friday afternoon on north I-75 in Sault Ste. Marie.
An 80-acre wildfire in the Upper Peninsula is under control.
The “County Road 601” wildfire is about 95 percent contained, officials said.
State police say a 28-year-old suburban Detroit man died after drinking alcohol and speeding down an Upper Peninsula logging road on an all-terrain vehicle without wearing a helmet or seat belt.
“We recognize the importance of connecting communities with ORV routes,” Michigan DNR recreation specialist Ron Yesney said.
“They heard crunching in the woods at night. They thought it was rescuers but no one came. Then they thought it was bears.”
Despite several organized searches and dozens of tips submitted by the public, authorities still have no idea what happened to two sisters from out-of-state who disappeared on a trip to visit family and go sightseeing in Michigan.
Most of these fires are caused by people having campfires or those burning debris who leave the fires unattended.
Authorities say a 70-year-old woman has died after accidentally falling about 40 feet from a cliff in the Upper Peninsula.
The fire was out when firefighters arrived at the vehicle on a gravel road in Doyle Township.