- Associated Press - Monday, January 26, 2015

SUPERIOR TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - Authorities say a 27-year-old southeastern Michigan man was killed while snowmobiling in the eastern Upper Peninsula

The Chippewa County sheriff’s department says that Craig Althouse of Oakland County’s Highland Township was riding on a trail in Superior Township on Saturday when he lost control of his snowmobile and struck some trees.

The crash site is about 20 miles west-southwest of Sault Ste. Marie near the unincorporated community of Raco (RAY’-koe).

The sheriff’s department says that Althouse was driving too fast for conditions. It says he was wearing a helmet.

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