Michigan State Police investigate fatal one-car crash in Branch County

GIRARD TOWNSHIP, Mich.  — Michigan State Police are investigating a fatal one-car crash Saturday north of Coldwater.

The time was 3:35 p.m., and the location was Gorbell and Bidwell roads in Branch County’s Girard Township.

MSP says a car was heading north on Gorbell Road when it failed to make the 90-degree turn, went into a ditch and then head on into a tree. The driver was trapped and had to be removed from the vehicle by the Coldwater Fire Department.

State Police say he was an elderly man and suffered multiple injuries. He was airlifted to Bronson Hospital in Kalamazoo, and later died from his injuries.

His name has not yet been released.

Michigan State Police are investigating what caused the crash.


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