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      One person dies in vehicle crash

      A one vehicle crash in Alger County's Munising Township has claimed the life of an elderly man.

      Michigan State Police report Paul Herbert Walker, 70, of Alger County died when his pickup truck went off the road and crashed into the trees. He was alone in the 2003 Dodge Ram pickup truck. Walker was southbound on H-13 near the Coalwood Grade when the vehicle left the road and struck several trees.

      Walker was pronounced dead at the scene, the result of the injuries from the crash. He was wearing a seat belt. Police say alcohol and speed are not believed to be factors in the crash.

      Assisting at the scene with the Michigan State Police was the Alger County Ambulance, Munising Township Fire Department and an Accident Investigator from the MSP Negaunee Post.