84-year-old killed after vehicle hits a tree

Posted at 10:59 AM, May 25, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-25 10:59:22-04

MACOMB COUNTY, Mich. — An 84-year-old man is dead after a traffic crash in which his car struck several trees.

The Macomb County Sheriff’s department says 84-year-old Umberto George Orlando was driving east on 26 Mile Rd. around 12:30 p.m. Friday when his car left the roadway.  They say witnesses reported that his black 2005 Catdillac CTS ran off the road on the south side of 26 Mile Rd. near Indian Trail.

The vehicle reportedly hit multiple trees and bushes before stopping completely in a ditch.

Deputies say Orlando was alone in the vehicle when he crashed.  He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead .