CLEAR WATER TOWNSHIP, MI – The Michigan State Police (MSP) Houghton Lake Post investigated a fatal single car rollover crash that occurred on Plum Valley Road at approximately 3:51 p.m. on July 4th, 2017, in Clear Water Township in Kalkaska County.
The preliminary investigation revealed a Ford Ranger, driven by Gabriel Jasmin, 19-years-old, from Traverse City, was traveling west on Plum Valley Road at a high rate of speed when the vehicle ran off the roadway to the left. The driver attempted to correct the vehicle causing it to loss control and go into a sideways skid back across the roadway to the right. The vehicle over turned several times on the north side of the roadway, where it impacted trees. The vehicle came to rest on the driver’s side.
Gabriel Jasmin was not wearing his seatbelt and was partially ejected from the vehicle.
He was pronounced dead at the scene by attending EMS.
Troopers were assisted on scene by MSP 7th Home Town Security Team, Clear Water Township Fire Department, Kalkaska County Sheriff, Kalkaska EMS.