Lincoln Avenue

MARQUETTE, MI--   One person was taken to the hospital, following a traffic crash on Lincoln Avenue in Marquette Monday. 

A vehicle driven by Aunjah Turnbull, 24, of New Jersey was stopped at a stop sign on eastbound West Bluff Street. She turned left into the path of a southbound vehicle driven by Kyndra Fraly, 21, of Marquette.

Fraly was taken to UPHS-Marquette for treatment of her injuries. Turnbull sought her own treatment. She was cited for failure to yield.

The Marquette Fire Department assisted at the scene.

MARQUETTE, MI--   Crews are working to clean up a large fuel spill at a gas station in Marquette.

Sunday around 4:20 p.m. Marquette Police, Fire, and Public Works Departments responded to a spill at Krist Oil at 1110 Lincoln Avenue. A large amount of fuel was spilled while a tanker was filling the station’s holding tanks.

Several streets in and around the area are blocked off while crews clean up the fuel.

Police are asking drivers to find alternate routes if travel is needed in the area.

UPDATE, 1/10/18:  The two deceased individuals have been identified as Krista Urbanc, 22, and Zachary Johnson, 23. Marquette Police say both victims lived at the residence.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.


MARQUETTE, MI--   The Marquette Police and Fire departments are investigating a fatal house fire in the city. 

Monday night around 11:35 officers were called to a structure fire at 1026 Lincoln Avenue. Firefighters found two people dead inside the home.

MARQUETTE, MI--   There’s some good news for Marquette drivers who use Wright Street.

The city’s Engineering Department says the Sugarloaf Avenue intersection should be open to two-way traffic beginning Friday; however, there will be a limitation for traffic heading north to Sugarloaf from traffic traveling east on Wright Street and north on Tracy Avenue, as access to Sugarloaf from those directions will be cut off for one more week.

MARQUETTE, MI--   Marquette Police are looking for the suspect in an unarmed robbery at the Krist gas station on Lincoln Avenue.   

Monday around 9:10 p.m. officers responded to a complaint that a man entered the store and tried to make a purchase.  When the register was open the man reached over the counter and took an unknown amount of cash from the till. 

The suspect is described as a 6’0", 180 lb. white male in his 20s with blond, buzz-cut hair.  He was last seen wearing gray sweatpants and a dark top.

MARQUETTE, MI--   Marquette Police are looking for the driver involved in a hit-and-run accident.

Officers were called to Lincoln Avenue Thursday around 11:20 p-m.  They say a silver Chevrolet—possibly a Monte Carlo—sped out of Lot 16 on NMU’s campus and struck a red Jeep that was northbound on Lincoln.  The suspect male driver then fled the scene. 

The Chevy will have significant damage to its front end and is missing its front bumper and grill. 

Anyone with information regarding the accident is asked to call City Police at 228-0400.