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MSP: SUV driver killed in crash when pickup truck ignored stop sign in Macomb County

Police say drugs or alcohol may have been factor in crash

Michigan State Police troopers said the driver of an SUV was killed when a pickup truck driver ignored a stop sign. (WDIV) (freeimages.com)

ARMADA TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Michigan State Police troopers said the driver of an SUV was killed Wednesday when a pickup truck driver ignored a stop sign and crashed into the SUV.

Police said a 2016 Jeep Patriot was heading east on Bordman Road as a 1997 Ford F-150 pickup truck moved south on Miller Road.

The pickup truck didn't stop at the stop sign and struck the SUV, which didn't have a stop sign, police said.

The 61-year-old Berlin Township man driving the SUV was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 24-year-old Lake Orion man driving the pickup truck was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. He is stable, police said.

Officials said alcohol or narcotics might have been factors in the crash.

Police are continuing to investigate the incident.


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