Hudson woman killed in Mich. snowmobile crash
A Hudson woman was killed last week while snowmobiling in Michigan.
The Gogebic County Sheriff's Office said 51-year-old Michele M. Megard died Friday, Dec. 29, after her snowmobile crashed and was struck by another rider in the group.
Deputies were called to the scene at 11:30 a.m. on Powderhorn Road near U.S. Highway 2 — just west of Bessemer in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Investigation revealed Megard was among a group of snowmobilers headed south when she lost control of her sled and rolled into a ditch. She was then struck by another member of the group. A sheriff's spokesman later said she was with a family group.
Megard was taken to a hospital about a mile away, where she was pronounced dead. Deputies said alcohol was not believed to be a factor in the crash.