HOPE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — The Barry County Sheriff’s Office identified the driver that died Saturday night after hitting a tree with his vehicle.
Authorities say the driver was 29-year-old Benjamin Stenger from Delton.
The investigation shows that Stenger was traveling westbound on Keller Road near Otis Lake Road when the vehicle ran off the roadway and collided with a tree just before 7:30 p.m.
Stenger was pronounced dead at the scene.
Authorities say speed appears to be a factor. It is unknown at this time if drugs or alcohol were a factor.
This crash is still under investigation.