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      Man crashes car into tree

      A 19-year-old Iron River man is in the hospital and being treated for facial and bone injuries after he lost control of his car and crashed into a tree.

      The accident happened on Sunday around 6:45 a.m. on Sunset Shores Road in Bates Township, located in Iron County.

      Deputies from the Iron County Sheriff's Office said the 19-year-old driver was headed east on Sunset Shores Road when he lost control of his car.

      Neighbors heard the crash and immediately called 911.

      Officials said speed and intoxication are believed to be the cause of the crash.

      The driver's name is not being released until a blood evidence analysis and review by the Iron County prosecutor.

      The driver was taken by Northstar EMS to Northstar Hospital in Iron River.