ONTONAGON, Mich. (WZMQ) – Two Ohio men are injured after they crashed into an Ontonagon home early Saturday morning.
At 3:32 a.m., a vehicle driven by a 29-year-old Chillicothe, Ohio resident was traveling north on Chippewa St., failed to negotiate the turn at Prehnite St., and ran into the garage at 701 Prehnite St. in the Village of Ontonagon.
The driver was taken by SONCO ambulance to Aspirus Ontonagon for his injuries. The passenger, a 27-year-old Chillicothe, Ohio man, sustained minor injuries and sought his own medical care.
No residents of the house were injured. Both the driver’s vehicle and the homeowners’ vehicles sustained considerable damage.
The crash remains under investigation. Speed and alcohol are believed to be factors in the crash.
The Ontonagon County Sheriff’s Office deputy was assisted by Michigan State Police troopers from the Wakefield and Iron Mountain. The Ontonagon Village Fire Department also assisted with the scene.