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      Snowmobiler injured in whiteout crash

      One man was sent to the hospital after a crash involving a snowmobile and a vehicle on US-2 in Ironwood Township on Wednesday.

      According to the Gogebic County Sheriff's Department, 57-year-old Terry Field was attempting to cross US-2 on his snowmobile when he was struck by a car travelling on US-2. Field was taken to Aspirus Grandview Hospital for a severe leg injury.

      Authorities believe whiteout conditions and heavy snow contributed to the crash.

      The driver of the vehicle was not injured during the crash.