SHINGLETON, Mich. (AP) — A 59-year-old snowmobile operator has been killed after being hit by a pickup in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
State police at the Negaunee Post say Michael Orlando of Fenton drove the snowmobile across M-94 in Shingleton in Schoolcraft County about 7:30 p.m. Friday and into the pickup’s path.READ MORE: New Concerns Over Rise In Dog Attacks Against U.S. Postal Workers
The trail crossing is marked.
Orlando was pronounced dead at a hospital in Munising. The pickup driver and a passenger in the truck were not injured.READ MORE: Michigan Gas Prices Reach Highest Rate Since 2014
It was at least the second fatal snowmobile crash in the Upper Peninsula this week. A 37-year-old Saginaw was killed Wednesday night when he failed to negotiate a turn and hit a tree in Alger County’s Au Train Township.
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