Man dies in accident on M-32

A 70-year-old Lachine man died when the vehicle he was driving was struck by a tractor-trailer on Monday.

Shortly before 1 p.m., the Alpena County Sheriff’s Office responded to an accident on M-32 near Sportsman’s Drive. The Lachine man, who was driving a Chevrolet HHR and was traveling westbound, lost control of his vehicle and was struck by the tractor-trailer. The man was pronounced dead at the scene by medical first responders.

The driver of the tractor-trailer, a 50-year-old Bentley man, was not injured in the accident.

M-32 was closed for a short period of time for accident reconstruction and vehicle removal.

This accident is pending further investigation. The sheriff’s office was assisted on scene by members of the Michigan State Police, Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Wilson Fire Department, Alpena Township Fire Department, and Alpena Fire Department.