FOSTER Twp. – On Saturday, at approximately 5:06 p.m., troopers from the Michigan State Police (MSP) West Branch Post were dispatched to Clear Lake, in Ogemaw County’s Foster Township, for a watercraft collision.
While operating a jet ski, a 39-year-old female from Berkley lost control and collided with a dock. The passenger, a 32-year-old female from California, sustained minor injuries in the crash.
The MSP reports that life-saving measures were attempted by officers on scene, but that the driver succumbed to her injuries prior to being transported to the hospital.
Alcohol is believed to be a factor in the crash, and the incident remains under investigation.
The MSP was assisted at the scene by the Ogemaw County Sheriff’s Department, Michigan Department of Natural Resources and EMS personnel.