HAGAR TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Michigan State Police say one person is dead and another seriously injured in a snowmobile crash in Southwest Michigan.
Authorities were called at 1:37 a.m. Saturday to a wooded area in the 4700 block of Carmody Road in Hagar Township. Hagar Township is north of Benton Harbor.
Troopers say the passenger, 43-year-old Katrina Sink of Owosso, was thrown from the snowmobile during the crash. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver, 41-year-old Douglas Sink of Owosso, suffered serious injuries to his back and pelvis, troopers say. He was taken to Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo, where he remained Wednesday.
Troopers say the Sinks were not wearing helmets at the time of the crash.
The crash remains under investigation, but troopers say alcohol appears to be a factor.