One Dead, One Arrested After Crash in Grand Traverse Co.
A Maple City man is dead and another arrested on several charges after a crash in Grand Traverse County.
It happened around 11:40 on Friday Night after a deputy observed a vehicle going 123 MSP in a 55 MSP zone on US-31 Garfield Township.
The Deputy used his emergency lights and siren attempting to conduct a traffic stop. The vehicle took off and the deputy attempted to follow until he lost sight of it near Rennie School Rd.
The Deputy eventually found the vehicle crashed on E. Silver Lake Rd. in Blair Township.
Emergency crews responded to the scene.
4 people were in the vehicle. A 20 year old female passenger from Kingsley and a 16 year old male passenger from Traverse City were transported to Munson with non-life threatening injuries.
A 20 year male passenger from Maple City was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver a 20 year old male also from Maple City was taken to Munson with non-life threatening injuries.
A preliminary breath test tested a .099.
Deputies arrested him for the charges of Flee and Elude Causing Death and Operating While Impaired Causing Death.
The incident is still under investigation.