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Drugs believed to be factor in fatal crash on M-37

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Posted at 9:40 AM, May 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-29 09:40:31-04

A 68-year-old man died Thursday night in a crash on M-37 at 10 Mile, and drugs are believed to be a factor, says Michigan State Police.

The crash took place when a northbound Chevrolet HHR on M-37 driven by a 29-year-old man crashed into a Ford Taurus waiting at the light at 10 Mile Road near Sparta.

The 68-year-old man in the Taurus died at the scene. The 68-year-old woman in the car with him was taken to the hospital and is expected to recover from injuries. The 29-year-old man was taken to the hospital as well, and he is expected to recover.

Investigators believe drug use was a factor.