ONTWA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — One person was killed when a vehicle hit a tree in Ontwa Township Thursday afternoon.
Around 4:30 p.m., officers with the Ontwa Township – Edwardsburg Police Department were sent to Redfield Street west of Adamsville Road for a crash.
Witnesses told responding officers that an eastbound vehicle, driven by 79-year-old Robert Lockmondy of Union, had crossed the center line, ran off the road and hit a tree.
He was airlifted to the hospital where he died, the police department said.
Officers believe that Lockmondy had a medical issue before the crash.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Ontwa Township – Edwardsburg Police Department at 269.663.8444.
The crash remains under investigation.