Lawton 28-year-old Man Dies when Car Hits Tree

LAWTON, MI – A 28-year-old Lawton man died on Saturday, August 22nd, 2015 in an early morning crash after he lost control of his car and it hit a tree.Fatal Crash

The victim has been identified as Andrew Cusentino, of Lawton.

Investigators believe speed was a factor when Cusentino’s 2005 Hyundai left the road and hit a tree at the intersection of 32nd Street at County Road 669 in Van Buren. The initial investigation revealed he was traveling north on 32nd Street when he went through the marked stop sign at County Road 669.

Andrew Cusentino was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. He was the only occupant in the car.

The crash was discovered by a passerby at 7:53 a.m.

The crash remains under investigation. If you may have witnessed the crash and have any information, please call the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office at (269) 657-2006.