By JOURNAL STAFF
POWELL TOWNSHIP — One man died in a single vehicle crash on County Road 550 near Saux Head Lake Road in Powell Township Thursday morning.
According to the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office, the vehicle appeared to be travelling north on County Road 550, then crossed the southbound lane, left the roadway and crashed into the ditch on the west side of the road.
The 52-year-old Skandia Township man driving the 2009 Toyota Corolla was pronounced dead at the scene. Police are not releasing the man’s name pending notification of his family.
Investigators believe the crash occurred around 5 a.m. It was later discovered by a passing motorist who called 911 around 6:25 a.m.
Powell Township Fire/EMS and UP Health System EMS assisted the sheriff’s office at the scene.
The crash remains under investigation.
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