Gaines Township Man Killed in Snowmobile Accident

John (Jay) Clay Cook IV, 32, of Gaines Township died early Dec. 31, 2017 from injuries he sustained in a snowmobiling accident at 11:30 p.m. on Dec. 30, 2017.

According to Argentine Township police, Cook and a couple of his friends were out on their snowmobiles and traveling across some cornfields near the 10000 block of Ray Road, east of Nichols Road in Argentine Township. Cook was crossing the road to go from one cornfield to another. His snowmobile struck the embankment near the road, causing him to be thrown from the snowmobile. He was wearing a helmet.