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      Fatal traffic crash in Alger County

      The Alger County Sheriff's Department and the State Police responded to the scene of a fatal traffic crash on Federal Forest Highway 13.

      Officials say the crash happened about a half mile south of M-28 in Munising Township at 4:50 a.m. Wednesday. According to the Sheriff, two vehicles collided head-on, resulting in the death of 20-year-old Scott David Mellon of AuTrain. Mellon was pronounced dead at the scene.

      The driver of the second vehicle, 27-year-old Brandon Lester of Garden, was treated and released from Munising Memorial Hospital.

      Police have planned an autopsy to assist in the investigation. State Police accident investigators are also looking into the cause of the crash.