Nightside Report Jan. 24, 2021: Man dies after snowmobile crashes through frozen Wolverine Lake, several inches of snow expected Monday

Man dies after snowmobile falls through ice on Wolverine Lake

Snowmobile driver dies after crashing through ice on frozen Wolverine Lake

A man riding a snowmobile on a frozen Oakland County lake died Sunday afternoon when his vehicle crashed through the ice. The Oakland County Sheriff’s Department Dive Team and Commerce Township Ice and Water Rescue were able to pull the 26-year-old Wixom man from the lake, but only after he had been underwater for quite some time.

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The latest: Michigan coronavirus cases up to 548,069; Death toll now at 14,291

Metro Detroit weather: How much snow to expect Monday

We have a fresh blanket of fluffy snow over Detroit and southeast Michigan Sunday evening. Scattered flurries will continue Sunday evening with cold temperatures in the upper 20s.

More snow is likely from Monday to Tuesday. The first snowflakes arrive late Monday afternoon. Snow showers become heavier and more widespread Monday night and early Tuesday morning.

Read the full forecast here.

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  • More than 1,000 Indian American farmers across Metro Detroit held a car rally in support of farmers in India. Click here to read more.
  • A shortage of coronavirus vaccines is significantly slowing Michigan’s effort to end the pandemic. Click here to read more.
  • President Biden will formally reinstate COVID-19 travel restrictions on non-U.S. travelers from Brazil, Ireland, the United Kingdom and 26 other European countries that allow travel across open borders. Click here to read more.

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