ORONOKO CHARTER TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A Berrien County Road Commission employee was killed when a car crashed into him while he was cutting up a fallen tree that was in the street.
The crash happened on Wednesday at 3 p.m. on Red Bud Trail near Glendora Road in Berrien Springs. When officers arrived, they found 57-year-old William “Mack” Isom, a road commission employee, dead at the scene.
The Berrien Springs Oronoko Township police said that he had been cutting up a tree that had fallen in the roadway on Red Bud Trail when a southbound vehicle, driven by 34-year-old Taylor Johnson of Buchanan, hit the tree and Isom.
Buchanan sustained minor injuries. He was arrested and charged with operating while intoxicated causing death, police said.