DRUMMOND ISLAND, MI-- A downstate man has died in an ORV accident in the Eastern U.P.
Chippewa County Sheriff’s deputies responded Friday around 12:10 a.m. to Lincoln Road just north of Johnswood Road on Drummond Island. They found that a four-wheeler had left the roadway and struck a large tree. The driver was thrown from the vehicle and sustained fatal injuries.
The victim is identified as Tyler Francis Butler, 24, from Sand Lake.
Deputies believe alcohol and speed were factors in the accident, which remains under investigation.