Sunday morning crash kills Newaygo County driver

Posted at 8:31 AM, Sep 09, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-09 09:38:02-04

EVERETT TOWNSHIP, Mich. — The Michigan State Police are investigating a deadly crash in Newaygo County early Sunday.

It happened around 12:35 a.m. Sunday on Walnut Avenue north of 40th Street in Everett Township.

Police say the investigation revealed that Daniel Bourassa of White Cloud failed to negotiate a curve and drove his vehicle off the roadway and hit a tree, causing the vehicle to overturn.

Bourassa was trapped inside the vehicle, had to be extricated with the Jaws Of Life and was pronounced dead at the scene. Police believe speed and alcohol are factors, but the crash is still under investigation.

Troopers said speed and alcohol are believed to be factors in the crash.