Accident victim killed in Seney area identified

MANISTIQUE — A 20-year-old man who was involved in a fatal accident in Seney Township last Thursday has been identified.

Tyler Barker, of Germfask, was performing routine maintenance on a snow drag at the snowmobile barn located in Seney Township when the wing of the snow drag fell on him, causing life-threatening injuries, according to a press release from the Schoolcraft County Sheriff’s Department. Barker was transported to Helen Newberry Joy Hospital, then transferred to Upper Peninsula Health Systems – Marquette. He died on the way to the Marquette hospital.

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