MIKADO Twp. – The Alcona County Sheriff’s Office reports that Cheynne Smith, 21, Spruce, was killed during a two-vehicle crash on Dec. 31, 2019.
The incident occurred at 6:42 a.m. on F-41, north of Kings Corner Road.
A press release from the sheriff’s office reads that when officers arrived, Smith – the driver of one of the vehicles – was pronounced dead on scene.
Authorities say the driver of the second vehicle was transported by Alcona County EMS to Mid Michigan Medical Center in Alpena, and was treated for minor injuries.
Investigation into the crash is ongoing, but it is believed that weather and road conditions were a factor. Alcohol is not thought to have played a role, according to the Alcona County Sheriff’s Office.
Officers from the Alpena County Sheriff’s Office also arrived on scene to assist with the accident reconstruction investigation.
Additional officers from the Oscoda Township Police Department responded to aid with traffic detail, as well as to help with locating the next of kin.
Alcona County EMS personnel, along with the Mikado Fire Department and First Responders, also arrived at the crash site to assist with medical and traffic detail.