83-Year-Old Dead in Battle Creek Crash

Posted at 4:52 PM, Mar 19, 2014
and last updated 2014-03-19 16:52:30-04

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BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (March 19, 2014) — Leslie Wilkins, 83, was killed Wednesday during a single-vehicle crash in Battle Creek.

Police arrived in the area of Roosevelt near East Avenue at about 11:15 a.m.  and discovered that Wilkins’ car had crashed into a concrete barrier.

According to a release, witnesses say that he appeared to slumped over behind the wheel as he traveled down Roosevelt prior to crashing.  However, the incident remains under investigation.