MARINETTE COUNTY, WI — An 85-year-old Wallace, Michigan man died Wednesday morning after a two-vehicle crash near the Town of Wagner, reports NBC26.
The fatal accident happened on County Highway X at Old Rail Road, at about 10:42 a.m.
According to the Marinette County Sheriff’s Office, the man was driving southbound on Old Rail Road when he failed to stop at the sop sign. Moments after his vehicle entered the intersection, it was hit by an eastbound pickup truck.
Officials said the man, who was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the wreck, suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The driver of the pickup truck was taken to Aurora Bay Area Medical Center with injuries considered non-life-threatening, and his passenger was not reported hurt. Investigators said both occupants were wearing seat belts.
An investigation by the MCSO remains ongoing.
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