Grass Lake Township, MI – Troopers from the Michigan State Police Jackson Post investigated a single motor vehicle fatal traffic crash that occurred on Monday May 17th, 2021 at approximately 6:30 p.m. on Willis Road near Knight Road.
Investigation into the incident determined the passenger vehicle was traveling southbound on Willis when it left the roadway, struck a tree, and overturned. The driver, a 26 year old from Jackson and lone occupant, was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver was wearing a seatbelt. Speed and if any alcohol/drugs were a factor are unknown at this time.
The victim’s name is not being released at this time and the investigation is ongoing.
Troopers were assisted at the scene by Jackson Community Ambulance Service, Lansing/Mason Ambulance paramedics, and Grass Lake Township Fire Department.