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Twin Lake man dies after high speed crash in Muskegon Township

MSP 04172021
Posted at 8:23 AM, May 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-08 08:46:05-04

MUSKEGON, Mich. — Michigan State Police say a 40-year-old Twin Lake man is dead after fleeing from police and later crashing Friday morning.

It happened around 1:45 a.m. on east bound Skyline Dr. near US-31 in Muskgon Township.

Initially, the incident started out as a traffic stop before the driver took off from police. MSP says they lost sight of the vehicle and found out it had crashed a short time later.

Police say the driver was speeding down Skyline Drive the wrong way, lost control and struck a tree. The man's identity was not released.

A passenger in the vehicle was taken to the hospital. No word on their conditions.