LODI TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A car crash south of Ann Arbor around 6 a.m. on Monday resulted in the death of a 69-year-old man.
Michigan State Police have said that James Howard of Toledo, Ohio, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash after the truck he was driving went over a roundabout, through a yard and into a large tree.
Officers from the Brighton post were dispatched to the Ann-Arbor-Saline Road and Textile Road area in Lodi Township.
Police said an ongoing investigation has so far revealed Howard was not wearing a seatbelt and alcohol may have been a factor in the incident.
FATAL CRASH:01/16, 6am troopers from the Brighton Post were dispatched to Ann Arbor Saline and Textile Rd, In Lodi Twp, Washtenaw County for a single vehicle crash.Investigation shows vehicle drove overtop a round-about, through the yard of a residence and struck a large tree.1/2 pic.twitter.com/GSHNH0iZf4— MSP First District (@MSPFirstDist) January 17, 2023