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Man dies after car strikes tree and catches fire in Ottawa County

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Posted at 7:22 AM, Aug 09, 2021

ROBINSON TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Police say a 29-year-old man is dead after a crash in Ottawa County Monday morning.

It happened around 6:40 a.m. along M-231 and Buchanan in Robinson Township.

Officials say the man veered off the road, struck a tree and was pinned in the vehicle as it caught fire.

The victim's identity has not been released.

Drivers are encouraged to avoid the area.