KIMBALL TOWNSHIP, MI – A 65 year old Port Huron man is dead following a one vehicle crash Tuesday night in Kimball Township.
Deputies from the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the 5700 block of Lapeer Road at about 7:45 p.m. When they arrived, they discovered a vehicle that had crashed into a tree and was fully engulfed in flames.
Kimball Township Fire and Rescue arrived at the scene of the crash and extinguished the fire. The man was located inside the vehicle and was the sole occupant. Further investigation found that the man had been heading eastbound on Lapeer, just east of Abbotsford Road. The vehicle went off the roadway to the right, crossed the road, went off the road again and struck the tree.
The crash remains under investigation. It is unknown why the vehicle left the roadway. Tri-Hospital EMS also assisted at the scene of the crash.