Eaton Rapids teen dies in car accident

generic Eaton County Sheriff's Department

An Eaton Rapids teenager died in the hospital after driving his vehicle off the road in Hamlin Township.

The Eaton County Police are investigating the accident which happened Tuesday around 10:15 p.m. on Bellevue Highway near Springport Road.

The 19-year-old driver was traveling eastbound on Bellevue east of Springport when he lost control of the vehicle and drove into a field.

He was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle.

The teenager was taken to Sparrow Hospital where he passed away just after 11 p.m.

He was the only person in the car at the time of the accident.

The Sheriff’s office was assisted at the scene by the Eaton Rapids Police Department and the Michigan State Police.

The accident remains under investigation by the Eaton County Sheriff’s Office.

blog comments powered by Disqus