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Police seeking witnesses of fatal crash in Bloomfield Township

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Posted at 9:43 AM, Jan 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-25 09:43:46-05

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WXYZ) — Police are investigating a fatal crash in Bloomfield Township that happened Friday night.

On Jan. 24 around 3:53 p.m., Bloomfield Township Police and Fire responded to a report of a single vehicle crash.

Police say reports indicated a 2007 Chevy Impala was traveling eastbound on Walnut Lake at what appeared to be a high rate of speed, failed to stop for the red light at Franklin and continued into a series of trees.

The lone occupant of the Chevy, a 68 year old man from West Bloomfield, was then taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead, according to police.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to call the Traffic Investigations Unit at (248) 433-7758.