Police: 1 killed in Portage rollover crash

PORTAGE, Mich. (WOOD) — Portage police say a man was killed after a rollover crash on Saturday.

It happened around 9:31 a.m. Authorities say the driver was southbound on US-131 south of Centre Street when his truck left the freeway and rolled several times into a wooded area.

The man, 57-year-old Harry Eschman, was taken to the hospital where he later died of his injuries. Police say it’s unknown whether a medical condition may have played a factor in the crash.

The cause of the crash is under investigation and an autopsy has been ordered.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Portage Department of Public Safety at 269.329.4567 or Silent Observer at 269.343.2100

 

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