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      Ishpeming man killed in ATV crash

      Update: Monday, September 10, 2012 8:25

      The Marquette County Sheriff's Department has released the name of the man involved in a fatal ATV crash in that happened in Champion Township Saturday night.

      The victim is identified as 51-year-old Michael S. Argall of Ishpeming.

      Argall was traveling around a downhill curve when he lost control. The ATV he was riding struck a tree on the shoulder of the road. Argall was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.

      The crash remains under investigation.


      An Ishpeming man is dead following an ATV crash in Champion Township. The accident happened around 5:30 p.m. Saturday near Clear Lake.

      The 51-year-old male was pronounced dead on the scene.

      According to authorities, it appeared the man lost control of his four wheeler and crashed into a tree.

      The Marquette County Sheriff's department is leading the investigation into the crash. He was not wearing a helmet.

      Michigamme-Spurr First Responders were at the scene, along with Bell Medical.

      Authorities have not yet released the victim's name.