One person killed in multi-vehicle crash

MARQUETTE — One person was killed in a multi-vehicle crash Thursday in Marquette Township, according to the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies responded to a three-vehicle crash on County Road 550 near Compeau Creek Road in Marquette Township. A 57-year-old Marquette man was northbound in a 2007 Buick Lacrosse on County Road 550 near Compeau Creek Road when he crossed the center line and struck a 2015 GMC Sierra, driven by a 67-year-old Marquette man who was traveling southbound.

The Buick Lacrosse continued northbound in the southbound lane and struck a 2008 Ford F550, driven by a 34-year-old Gwinn resident, who was traveling southbound behind the GMC. All three vehicles sustained heavy damage.

The driver of the 2007 Lacrosse was taken to UP Health Systems-Marquette for life threatening injuries. The driver was pronounced dead at the hospital. The driver of the 2015 GMC refused medical treatment on the scene. The driver of the Ford F550 sought medical treatment on his own.


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