Delivery truck driver killed in crash near Schoolcraft

Posted at 11:05 AM, Jun 25, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-25 11:07:01-04

SCHOOLCRAFT TOWNSHIP, Mich. — The Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a deadly crash that occurred early Saturday morning on Portage Road north of West U Avenue.

The crash occurred at 6:58 a.m. Saturday when a northbound delivery truck ran off the west side of the road, hit an unoccupied car in a driveway, continued on and struck a tree in the 11600 block of Portage Road. The driver — a 26-year-old from Vicksburg whose name is being withheld pending notification of relatives — was killed as a result of the crash with the tree.

Police said speed did not appear to be a factor in the accident.

The incident remains under investigation by the Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office.