CF man killed in boating collision

IRON COUNTY — A 22-year-old Crystal Falls man was killed Saturday night in a boating crash in the Michigamme Reservoir, according to a release from the Iron County Sheriff’s Office.

The sheriff’s office received the report about 10:50 p.m. that two watercraft had collided. The man was taken to shore for treatment but died from his injuries.

Alcohol is believed to be a factor in the accident, which is still under investigation, the release stated. The name was being withheld pending notification of the next of kin.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by Iron County Search and Rescue, the Michigan State Police, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement, Aspirus Medivac, Iron County Central Dispatch, the Crystal Falls Police Department and the Iron County Victim Advocates.

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