MSP: 1 dead in single-vehicle crash in Groveland Twp.

Charles E. Ramirez
The Detroit News
Michigan State Police vehicle.

Groveland Township — Michigan State Police are investigating a fatal single-vehicle crash Tuesday night, officials said.

A 23-year-old Clarkston man who was a passenger in the vehicle was killed in the crash, officials said.

According to a preliminary investigation, the crash happened at about 8:25 p.m. on Grange Hall Road at Foxwood Trail. Troopers believe a 2003 Chevrolet was traveling at a high speed when the driver lost control of the vehicle, which left the roadway and struck a tree, authorities said.

Officials said troopers arrived and found the vehicle's driver conscious at the scene and calling for help. He was taken to a hospital in Flint with unknown injuries.

The passenger was trapped in the vehicle and had to be extracted by Groveland Township firefighters, police said. Medics pronounced him dead at the scene.

Investigators said it is unknown if alcohol or drugs were a factor in the crash.
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