MONROE, MICH (WXYZ) - Two people are dead and the Monroe County Sheriff's office is investigating a couple of serious accidents that occurred within minutes of each other.
A 27-year-old man was killed in a hit and run accident at 2:51 am Saturday on Heiss road about 3/4 of a mile west of Telegraph in Frenchtown Township.
Gregory Grubb, from Maybee, Michigan, was driving a GEO Prism Passenger eastbound on Heiss Road.
He had stopped the car and gotten out of it when he was struck by another car that investigators believe is a 1994-2001 Dodge pickup truck that now has damage to the front. Mr. Grubb was dead at the scene.
In another unrelated accident that occurred just 3 minutes earlier at Nadeau Road about a 1/4 mile west of War Road in Frenchtown Township, a 36-year-old man was killed at 2:48 am Saturday.
Leonard Werstein, from Monroe, was riding a 2012 Harley Davidson motorcycle eastbound in a curve on Nadeau Road when he drove off the road into a ditch and crashed.
Mr. Werstein was also dead at the scene. He did not wear a helmet.
The Frenchtown Fire Department and the Monroe Community Ambulance provided assistance at both of these crash scenes.
If you saw anything, or think you can help the investigators, call the Monroe County Sheriff Department at: 734-243-7070.
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