MONTEREY TOWNSHIP, Mich. — State troopers responded to a crash that left one man dead in Monterey Township, according to authorities.
We’re told the crash happened on 134th Avenue and 26th Street.
The crash involved two pickup trucks: one driven by a male, the other by a female, according to authorities.
The male driver, 76, ran a red light before striking a GMC pickup truck at the intersection. He was reportedly not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from his vehicle, succumbing to his injuries thereafter.
Authorities report the driver of the truck, a 53-year-old-woman, suffered one minor injury, which was treated. According to Michigan State Police, the woman was wearing her seat belt.
Alcohol and drugs are not suspected factors in the crash.
Preliminary investigation reveal the at fault veh heading southbound on 26th failed to stop at stop sign and struck a veh heading westbound on 134th within the intersection. Full news release coming soon. #DriveSafe as crews are still on scene.
— MSPSouthwestMI (@MspSouthwestMI) June 16, 2021