MARENISCO TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WZMQ) – An Illinois woman was killed Wednesday after crashing her snowmobile in Marenisco Township.
Michigan State Police were called to Trail #1 near the Michigan-Wisconsin state line around 5 p.m.
A lone female rider was traveling south on the trail when she failed to negotiate a curve and left the trail. She went airborne over a snowbank and hit several trees.
Troopers attempted lifesaving measures, but the woman was pronounced dead at the scene. She is identified as 60-year-old Cindy Zinaveah from Antioch, Ill.
The cause of the crash is unknown and still under investigation.
MSP was assisted by the Gogebic County Sheriff’s Office, Beacon first responders and EMS, Negaunee Regional Dispatch, and the MSP Chaplin Corps.