Eaton Rapids Man Killed in Snowmobile Accident

An Eaton Rapids man is dead after a snowmobile accident in Cheboygan County.

It happened around 11pm Tuesday night on Mullet Lake. The Cheboygan County Sheriff's Office says 48-year-old James Michael Larder II was on his way home from a bar when he went through the ice on Mullett Lake near the mouth of the Indian River.

Sheriff's Officials say the ice on the lake is around 18-20 inches thick, but near the mouth of the river it's only about one inch thick.

The investigation is ongoing at this time.

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