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    Man dies after car crashes into rear of snowplow truck in UP

    December 31, 2018

    ONTONAGON, Mich. (AP) — A man has died in the Upper Peninsula after his car crashed into the rear of a snowplow truck.

    Authorities in Ontonagon County have identified the man as 48-year-old Darren Tuomi of White Pine. Police say his Volkswagen Golf rear-ended a county truck Saturday night on M-64.

    The sheriff’s department believes speed and alcohol might have been factors in the crash, which remains under investigation.

    A similar crash occurred around 4 a.m. Sunday in Wexford County in the Lower Peninsula. The driver had serious injuries and was taken to a hospital.

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