MUNISING TOWNSHIP, MI-- A single-vehicle accident in Alger County has claimed the life of the driver.
Troopers from the Negaunee Post say the crash happened Wednesday around 2:40 a.m. on H-15 near Shingleton in Munising Township.
Troopers arrived on the scene and found a 1999 Chevy Cavalier fully engulfed in flames. After the fire was extinguished a single deceased individual was found inside the vehicle. Their identity is being withheld, pending further investigation.
Officials believe speed was a factor in the accident.
Troopers were assisted at the scene by Alger County EMS, the Alger County Sheriff’s Department, the Munising City Police Department, and the Munising Township Fire Department.