28-year-old man dies following a police chase

BEDFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Police say a man being chased by police was killed when he crashed his car into a tree.

The chase started around 3 a.m. when Calhoun County deputies tried to stop the driver on Waubascon Road near West Drive.

Deputies say that the vehicle started driving the wrong way at first and then took off, leading police on a chase before crashing into a tree.

Alcohol did play a role in this crash, according to investigators.

Lt. Dan Latta later identified the man as Thomas Allen Clearwater, 28, of Springfield.

He said the accident remains under investigation by the Calhoun County Sheriff's Department.

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