Trees, rock & rollover kill Ionia County motorist

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The 2010 Dodge Journey involved in Wednesday evening's fatal rollover.

IONIA COUNTY, Mich. — An Ionia man died when the SUV he was driving hit two trees, a rock and rolled over Wednesday evening.

At 5:31 p.m. Wednesday, Ionia County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a report of a one-vehicle rollover accident with injuries on Olmstead Road south of Nickle Plate Road. The investigation showed that a 31-year-old Ionia man was driving a 2010 Dodge Journey southbound on Olmstead at a high rate of speed when he lost control. The SUV ran off the right side of the road and struck a tree, then went off the left side of the roadway and hit another tree and a large rock while overturning.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Lyons/Muir Fire Department, the Ionia County Road Commission, Ionia County Victim’s Advocates, Reed & Hoppes Towing and the Lake Funeral Home assisted the Ionia County Sheriff’s Office at the scene.

The incident remains under investigation by the Ionia County Sheriff’s Office.

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  • steve

    If the headline of the article was a play on words, intentional or not, you might want to change the wording. I don’t think that anybody could possibly find any humor tying a sad event to a type of music.