Crash kills 1 man, seriously injures another

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Published: Sep. 25, 2023 at 4:37 PM EDT
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PLAINFIELD TWP., Mich. (WNEM) - One man is dead and another is seriously injured after a crash occurred on Saturday evening.

On Saturday, Sept. 23, a crash occurred in Plainfield Township shortly before 6 p.m.

According to Michigan State Police (MSP), the investigation indicated a driver was travelling westbound on Esmond Road, near Allen road, when he lost control of his 1996 Dodge Ram pickup. MSP said he left the roadway and crashed into a tree.

The driver, a 47-year-old Hale man, was transported by medical helicopter to a Saginaw area hospital, but died from his injuries, MSP said.

The only passenger, a 24- year-old Hale man, suffered serious injuries and was transported to a local hospital for medical treatment, according to MSP.

MSP said alcohol and speed are suspected factors in the crash and it remains under investigation.

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