Victim in fatal accident identified

MUNISING – The Alger County Sheriff’s Department has released the name of the person killed in an accident early Wednesday morning.

Scott David Mellon, 20, of AuTrain was killed in the crash, which occurred on Federal Forest Highway 13 about a half-mile south of M-28 in Munising Township at about 4:50 a.m.

Mellon was driving his vehicle south on FF13 when the vehicle collided head-on with a northbound vehicle driven by Brandon Lester, 27, of Garden. Lester was transported to Munising Memorial Hospital, where he was treated for his injuries and released.

Mellon was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, which remains under investigation.