Rollover accident injures Ishpeming woman

MARQUETTE – An Ishpeming woman was treated and released Tuesday from Marquette General Hospital after the vehicle she was driving rolled over along Marquette County Road 492 in Marquette Township.

The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office said the incident was reported at 5:15 p.m. and occurred just east of Morgan Meadows Road.

Trina Ruokala, 48, was driving west along County Road 492 when she lost control of her vehicle on the icy roadway, ran off the road, rolled over and then struck a rock bluff, police reported in a news release.

Ruokala was taken to the hospital where she was treated for minor injuries.

Both airbags in the vehicle were deployed. No tickets were issued, police said.

The Marquette Township Fire Department, Michigan State Police and Marquette General EMS assisted deputies at the scene.

John Pepin can be reached at 906-228-2500, ext. 206.