On Friday, December 6, 2019 at approximately 8:20 p.m., troopers from the Michigan State Police (MSP) Alpena Post were dispatched to an ATV crash on Cousineau Rd near Duncan Rd in Green Township in Alpena County.
When troopers arrived, CPR was in progress by first responders.
The investigation revealed the ATV, a side-by-side, slid into the ditch and the driver was ejected.
The ATV rolled on top of him.
The passenger was unable to lift the ATV off the driver and went for help.
A nearby neighbor assisted with righting the ATV and freeing the driver. Alpena City EMS arrived on scene and pronounced the driver deceased at the scene.
The passenger received no injuries from the crash.
The deceased was a 51-year-old male from Mount Morris and the uninjured passenger is a 51-year-old male from Lachine.
Alcohol and icy road conditions are believed to be a contributing factor.