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DPD: Man loses control of car, dies after 2nd car makes quick pass

Incident happened on Orleans Street on city's east side

DETROIT – A 26-year-old man was killed in a traffic accident that occurred in the 19000 block of Orleans Street on the city's east side, Detroit police said.

Police said the man was driving northbound on Orleans Street in a maroon Lincoln when another vehicle attempted to pass him on the left side.

The victim swerved to the right and hit a curb before losing control and striking a tree, police said.

The victim was taken to a hospital, where he died.

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