August 30, 2014 at 2:50 pm

Man, 36, dies after ATV crashes into ravine

Ionia The operator of an all-terrain vehicle has been killed after crashing into a ravine in Ionia County.

Sheriffs officials tell MLive.com that the 36-year-old man and the vehicle went over the edge of an incline around midnight in wooded area near Ionia, northwest of Lansing.

Witnesses say the Saranac resident was driving up a steep hill when the vehicle struck a fallen tree branch near the top of the incline.

The crash is under investigation.