(ALLOUEZ TOWNSHIP, MI.)–A Mohawk man died and an Ahmeek man continues to recover from a crash in Keweenaw County.
According to the Keweenaw County Sheriff’s Office, a 2009 Chevrolet Silverado driven by 32-year-old Bradley Spagnotti of Mohawk was northbound on #6 Road near First Street in Ahmeek when he lost control of the vehicle which left the road on the right side striking several trees then overturned, coming to rest on its side. The crash was reported at 7:37 p.m. Wednesday.
Authorities say Spagnotti was ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene. His passenger, 39-year-old Nathan Ritzko of Ahmeek, suffered serious injuries in the crash and was taken to Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital by Mercy Ambulance.
Speed and alcohol are believed to be factors in the crash, authorities say.
The Allouez Township Medical First Responders, Allouez Township Fire Department, Calumet Township Fire Department, Mercy Ambulance and the Keweenaw County Medical Examiner’s Office all assisted at the scene.