BALTIMORE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Authorities say a 17-year-old was killed and three other people were injured in a crash in Barry County.
Michigan State Police said troopers were called around 11 p.m. Wednesday to a single-car crash on Maple Grove Road near Foster Road in Baltimore Township, southeast of Hastings.
Investigators believe the car was heading westbound on Maple Grove when the driver lost control and rolled into a cornfield, according to an MSP news release.
State police said the 17-year-old passenger, identified Monday as Zacharee Mason, was thrown from the car and pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver and two other passengers were taken to the hospital with injuries that MSP said were not life-threatening.
MSP said it is investigating whether the driver, a 19-year-old man whose name has not been released, had been drinking. It’s waiting on lab analysis and autopsy results.
When he investigation is complete, it will be sent to the Barry County prosecutor, who will decided what, if any, charges are warranted.