Detroit man dies in crash in Ionia Co.

Posted at 4:13 PM, Nov 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-18 16:13:34-05

BOSTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A Detroit man is dead after a crash on I-96 in Ionia County.

Ionia County deputies say the 57-year-old man was driving a pickup truck at high speeds eastbound on I-96 just east of Hastings Road when he lost control and rolled into several trees.  Witnesses told deputies that they had seen the truck weaving through traffic.

The man was ejected from his truck.  He was aided by several motorists who tried to help.  He was taken to Spectrum Hospital in Grand Rapids where he was pronounced dead.

Deputies say it appears the man was also not wearing his seat belt.  The man’s identity has not been released.