Fatal crash in Munising Township

MUNISING TOWNSHIP – An Alger County man was killed in a one vehicle traffic accident yesterday in Munising Township.

Troopers from the Munising Detachment of the Negaunee Post reported Paul Herbert Walker, 70, of Alger County was traveling alone in his 2003 Dodge Ram pickup southbound on H-13 near the Coalwood Grade when his vehicle left the roadway and struck several trees.

Walker was pronounced dead at the scene as a result of injuries from the crash.

Troopers said alcohol and speed are not believed to be factors in the crash and Walker was wearing a properly fastened seatbelt.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation at this time.

Assisting at the scene was the Alger County Ambulance, Munising Township Fire Department and an accident investigator from the Negaunee State Police Post.