Driver killed when car hits tree in Barry County

Posted at 10:08 AM, Oct 25, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-25 10:09:07-04

WOODLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. — One person was killed after their vehicle hit a tree early Tuesday morning.

It happened just after 3 a.m. on M-66 near Davenport Road in Woodland Township.

The driver was reportedly driving on M-66 when their car went off the road and struck a tree, according to a press release from the Barry County Sheriff’s Office. The victim had to be extracted from the vehicle before being flown to a Grand Rapids hospital where police say they later died.

The crash remains under investigation.