Accidents
4:08 pm
Mon July 8, 2013

4-wheeler accident leaves Houghton County man dead


Houghton County, MI - A Toivola man is dead following an accident with a 4-wheeler.


Houghton County Sheriff’s deputies say the accident happened this morning at about 10am on Misery Bay Road just west of Agate Beach Road.


Deputies say it appears the 4-wheeler failed to negotiate a corner on Misery Bar Road and rolled over into the ditch.


The driver, 49-year old Jon Francis Virtanen, was found dead at the scene.


The accident remains under investigation. Adams Township First Responders and Mercy Ambulance assisted at the scene.