Two injured in ATV crash
CRYSTAL FALLS — Two Crystal Falls men were injured in an ATV crash on Hwy 141 near Townline Road in Hematite Township on May 11.
According to a press release from the Iron County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to the scene at approximately 12:14 p.m. The ATV was traveling in the ditch alongside Hwy. 141 when the crash occurred. The driver, who was identified as 25-year-old Cody McGregor of Crystal Falls, lost control of the vehicle which caused it to roll twice. McGregor was ejected from the vehicle. He was air-lifted to Aspirus in Wausau Wis. for treatment of his injuries.
His passenger in the vehicle was identified as 29-year-old Travis Hoenig. Hoenig was belted in and was not ejected from the vehicle but was transported to Aspirus Wausau for treatment of his injuries.
Both alcohol and speed are believed to be factors in the accident.
The Iron County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Michigan State Police, Aspirus Medivac, Amasa Fire Department and the Crystal Falls Fire Department.