35-year-old man killed in Monroe County single vehicle crash while speeding

Unknown whether drugs or alcohol were contributing factors in crash

Police say the victim, Lambertville resident Nathan James Mahrt, was driving a silver 2020 Nissan 370Z southbound on Douglas Road north of Summerfield Road when the crash happened.
Police say the victim, Lambertville resident Nathan James Mahrt, was driving a silver 2020 Nissan 370Z southbound on Douglas Road north of Summerfield Road when the crash happened. (Pexels stock image)

MONROE COUNTY, Mich. – A 35-year-old man was killed in a single vehicle crash that happened on Summerfield east of Douglas in Bedford Township at around 3:46 a.m. Saturday.

Police say the victim, Lambertville resident Nathan James Mahrt, was driving a silver 2020 Nissan 370Z southbound on Douglas north of Summerfield.

While he was making a turn in the area the Nissan went off the roadway to the south. It is unknown how the car went off the roadway.

The vehicle struck a utility pole and tree before coming to rest. Police say speeding was a contributing factor in the crash. An investigation is looking into whether alcohol or drugs were contributing factors.

Mahrt was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.

Anyone with information on the crash is asked to call 734-240-7756.

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