Snowmobile crash victim identified

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP – The victim of a fatal snowmobile accident Friday has been identified as Roger Lewis, 41, of Houghton.

Lewis was killed Friday night when he drove his snowmobile under a steel cable on private property in Franklin Township.

At approximately 9:50 p.m., troopers from the Michigan State Police Calumet Post were called to the scene of the crash. Lewis was pronounced dead at the scene and was transported to Portage Health by Mercy EMS.

The incident remains under investigation.