PAW PAW, Mich. (WOOD) - A Michigan State Police officer who died after an August crash was drunk and speeding when it happened, from the Kalamazoo Gazette reports.
Motor Carrier Officer Dennis Myers died a week after the crash, which happened Aug. 19 just west of Decatur in Van Buren County. Myers was off duty at the time of the crash.
Police say his car overturned after he lost control and went off the road. He went into cardiac arrest at the scene.
Citing a police report, the Kalamazoo Gazette reported Thursday that Myers had a blood alcohol level almost three times the legal limit and that he was speeding.
He was wearing his seatbelt.
Myers' organs were donated through the Gift of Life, according to a news release. He is survived by his wife and two sons, 9 and 11.
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