Man killed in crash in Van Buren Co.

Posted at 9:31 AM, Mar 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-01 09:31:29-05

DECATUR TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A man from Vandalia, Michigan, is dead after a one-vehicle crash on Thursday afternoon.

The crash happened about 1:15 p.m. in the 37000 block of CR 669.

Deputies with the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Department say the driver, of a 2005 Saturn Vue was westbound on CR 669 when he lost control, left the roadway, and struck a tree. The 43-year-old driver was not wearing a seat belt and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators don’t know at this time where drugs or alcohol were factors in the crash.  The man’s name has not yet been released.