Alma Teenager killed in UP snowmobile crash


AU TRAIN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WJMN) – A teenager from Alma, Michigan has died following a weekend snowmobile crash in Alger County.

According to the Alger County Sheriff’s Office, numerous people dialed 911 just after 6:00 p.m. on Saturday. First responders were sent to the area of Trail #7 in Au Train Township.

The Alger County Sheriff’s Office, Alger EMS, Rescue “21”, DNR and Guardian Flight all responded to the call.

The Sheriff’s office determined that Thomas Timothy Watson, a 16-year-old failed was not able to steer through a curve and crashed into trees.

Watson was taken to the hospital, but did not survive.

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