Car hits pole in Battle Creek, flips; driver dies

Posted at 5:13 AM, Jul 16, 2015
and last updated 2015-07-16 05:13:44-04

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — One person died in a crash in the 700 block of W. Michigan Avenue early Thursday. The vehicle hit a light pole and flipped over.

Emergency crews were called to the scene around 1:30 a.m. where they found one person in the vehicle who died at the scene despite efforts by medical personnel.

The Battle Creek Police Department believes speed was a factor in the crash and continues to investigate.

The identity of the driver was not released.