July 20, 2014 at 1:42 pm

West Bloomfield Township man killed in car crash

Auburn Hills Police are investigating a fatal weekend crash which took the life of a 26-year-old West Bloomfield Township man.

Police were dispatched shortly before noon Saturday to the M-59 and Squirrel Road area on a report of an accident.

A preliminary investigation found the victim, whose identity has not been released, had exited off M-59 and was driving a blue 2008 Ford Escape off a ramp north onto Squirrel Road when he lost control and ran off into a wooded area. He was reportedly dead at the scene, according to a police report.

The South Oakland County Crash Investigation Team (SOCCIT) comprised of crash investigators from Auburn Hills, Troy, and Bloomfield Township police departments is investigating the accident, which was witnessed by other motorists.

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