BRIGHTON (WWJ) – A 48 year-old Brighton resident was killed in a snowmobile crash over the weekend.
Michigan State Police, EMS and a Brighton Fire rescue crew team responded to the scene, shortly after 4 p.m. Sunday, at Woodland Lake in Livingston County.READ MORE: Missed Gov. Whitmer's Press Conference? Here's Her Update On The State's Response To COVID-19
Witnesses, who’d called 911, told police a snowmobile traveling at a high rate of speed had struck the Woodland Shore Drive Bridge as it traveled south on the frozen lake and the driver appeared to be seriously injured.READ MORE: Michigan Reports 7,955 New COVID-19 Cases, 33 Deaths Wednesday
EMS attempted life saving efforts without success. The snowmobile driver was pronounced dead at the scene.
Authorities did not immediately release the victim’s name, age or gender.MORE NEWS: Detroit Chief: Rep. Tlaib’s Tweets About Police ‘Disgusting’
Police said it’s not known at this time if drugs or alcohol were a contributing factor.