CASNOVIA TOWNSHIP, MI – One man is dead after being ejected from his pickup truck in a rollover accident on Friday, January 23rd, 2015.
The accident occurred around 3:00 p.m. on Trent Road near White Road in Casnovia Township.
A driver of a northbound vehicle on Trent Road saw a southbound pickup truck cross the center line, causing the driver to “take evasive action,” according to a press release.
Police said the driver drove onto the snow-covered shoulder and over-corrected back onto the road and across the center line.
“The vehicle then struck the rear tire of the pickup truck which then lost control and rolled over,” police said.
There were a total of four male passengers in the pickup truck. None of the passengers in the pickup truck were wearing their seat belts.
The driver, Michael Harold Wright, was thrown from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.
The three passengers were taken to the hospital, two were treated and released.
The driver of the other vehicle was not seriously injured.
A Go Fund Me account has been established to help with funeral expenses and also to assist the family to raise Michael Wright’s 10 children.
Funeral information will be publish by:
Arsulowicz Brother’s Mortury Inc
585 Stocking Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Telephone: (616) 458-1297