Fatal traffic crash in Munising Township

MUNISING TOWNSHIP – A one-vehicle crash in Munising Township left one person dead this morning.

Michigan State Police Troopers from the Negaunee Post were dispatched to the scene and found a 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier fully engulfed in flames on H-15 near Shingleton in Munising Township. After the fire was extinguished, one deceased occupant was located inside the vehicle.

Troopers said the cause of the crash is still under investigation at this time but speed is believed to be a factor.

Identification of the deceased is being withheld pending further investigation.

Troopers were assisted at the scene by Alger County EMS, the Alger County Sheriff’s Department, the Munising City Police Department and Munising Township Fire Department.