Snowmobile crash in CF Township

IRON MOUNTAIN—The Michigan State Police reported a personal injury snowmobile crash that occurred at approximately 8 p.m. on Wednesday Jan. 24, on Trail 16 near New Bristol Road in Crystal Falls Township.
    According to a news release from the MSP Iron Mountain Post, the driver was heading west on the trail, lost control of the snowmobile and went off the trail on the north side. The driver was ejected from the snowmobile after colliding with a tree. The snowmobile continued on and collided with a tree on the south side of the trail. The driver was not wearing a helmet.
    The operator was transported for treatment to Aspirus Iron River Hospital. Alcohol and speed are considered to be factors in the crash.
    The name of the driver was not released. State troopers are continuing to investigate the incident.