Fatal crash victim ID’d

IRON RIVER – Authorities have released the names of the people involved in a fatal two-vehicle accident in Iron County on Wednesday.

The crash involved a passenger vehicle and an Iron County Road Commission plow truck.

Troopers from the Iron Mountain post of the Michigan State Police said that the driver of the passenger vehicle, 49-year-old Kristine McKinzey of Iron River, was killed in the accident.

The driver of the plow truck, 22-year-old Ethan Amerson of Iron River, was not injured, said troopers.

The accident occurred at about 6:15 a.m. Wednesday at the intersection of U.S. 2 and Sunset Lake Road, just outside the Iron River city limits.

Troopers said that McKinzey lost control of her vehicle on the snowy and slippery road and crossed into the path of Amerson’s plow truck.

Assisting at the scene were the Iron River Police Department, Michigan State Police Motor Carrier Division, Northstar EMS, and the West Iron County Fire Department.