RUDYARD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WZMQ) – One person is dead after a mini-van hit side-by-side ORV on I-75 in Chippewa County.
The Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office says it happened Wednesday around 4:20 p.m. near mile marker 375 near Rudyard Township.
Deputies say they observed a mini-van had hit the ORV that was traveling on the highway. Upon arrival, EMS began life-saving efforts to the sole occupant of the ORV, who was ultimately pronounced dead on arrival at My Michigan Hospital. That person’s name has not been released.
The mini-van was occupied by a family of five. One adult and one child were taken to My Michigan Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries, and the other three occupants were treated by EMS on the scene. Their names have not been released.
The investigation into the crash continues.
Chippewa County Sheriff’s deputies were assisted by Central Dispatch, Kinross EMS, Bay Mills PD, CCSO Victim Services Unit, and several civilians.