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Man, 58, killed after crashing into tree

OAKFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WZZM) -- One man is dead after slamming his car into a tree in Kent County Tuesday morning.

Michigan State Police troopers arrived on scene shortly after 10:30 a.m. and found the victim pinned inside off the car on M57 near Old 14 Mile Road.

Scott Vernon, 58 of Greenville, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Preliminary investigation indicates Vernon was driving eastbound in a 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt on M57 when he crossed the center line, drove off the north side of the road and crashed into a tree.

Troopers were assisted at the scene by the Kent County Sheriff's Department and the Oakfield Township Fire Department.

The accident remains under investigation.

If you have any information, please call Tpr. Ehrke at the MSP Rockford Post at (616) 866-4411.