Man dies in Copper Country moped crash

Sep 16, 2013

OSCEOLA TOWNSHIP, MI--   A Houghton County man was killed in a moped accident last week. 

State Police from the Calumet Post were called Friday around 12:55 p.m. to M-26 near Junction Road in Osceola Township.  They say Martin Locatelli, 65, of Calumet was northbound on the highway when he lost control of the moped, which crashed on the roadway. 

Locatelli was taken to Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital but died from his injuries.  Troopers say he was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.

Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the accident.