One dead in Houghton County snowmobile accident

Jan 11, 2018

HOUGHTON COUNTY, MI--   A Wisconsin man has been killed in a snowmobile crash in southern Houghton County. 

State Police from the Calumet Post responded Wednesday to Trail #8 near M-28. Troopers say a snowmobile driven by Jamie Steen, 41, of Curtiss, Wisconsin was northbound when he failed to negotiate a curve. He lost control of the machine, left the trail, and struck a tree.

Troopers say speed was a factor in the crash.

The accident remains under investigation.