Shelby Township man killed in Pittsfield Township car crash

Driver lost control on Washtenaw Avenue near Carpenter Road


PITTSFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Pittsfield Police and Fire responded to a car crash by Washtenaw Avenue and Carpenter Road just east of US 23

A car traveling east on Washtenaw drifted off of the roadway to the south, lost control, drove across the north bound exit ramp and over an embankment around 7:30 p.m. Friday.

The car eventually came to rest in the parking lot of a restaurant after striking several unoccupied parked cars.

The 30-year-old driver from Shelby Township was pronounced dead at the scene.

It is not yet known why he lost control of his car and the case is still under investigation.

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to call Pittsfield Township Police at 734-822-4911.