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Chassell Man Injured In ATV Accident

A Chassell man is recovering after colliding with a minivan while on his ATV.

The Houghton County Sheriff’s Office responded to the accident just before 9:00am Saturday on US-41, south of Klingville Road in Chassell Township.

A 65-year-old Chassell man was traveling northbound along the shoulder of US-41 in his 2017 Polaris Ranger ATV when he tried to make a U-turn.

The ATV was hit by a 2018 Dodge Grand Caravan driven by a 32-year-old woman from Merrill, WI, who was traveling in the same direction.

The driver and two passengers in the minivan were not injured but the driver of the ATV was taken to UP Health System—Portage for minor injuries.

The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Chassell Township Fire Department and First Responders, Mercy Ambulance, and Superior Service.

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