A man is dead and a woman was transported to the hospital Thursday morning after a head-on crash in West Bloomfield Township, police said.

The crash took place on Pontiac Trail at Deckerland, which is east of Halsted, said Deputy Chief Curt Lawson of the West Bloomfield Police Department.

Witnesses told police that just after 10 a.m., a Lincoln MKZ was headed west on Pontiac Trail when it crossed a double-yellow line and hit a Honda "nearly head on," Lawson said.

The Lincoln was driven by a woman born in 1956; the Honda was driven by a man born in 1985.

Police have closed the road near the crash to investigate, but it should be open Thursday afternoon, Lawson said.

The woman was able to talk at the scene, but was transported to an area hospital.

The man was transported to an area hospital, but has since died, Lawson said.


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