According to the Michigan State Police, Hart Post a 54-year-old Newaygo man is dead after suffering what police believe to be a medical emergency while driving his vehicle. Troopers were dispatched to a one-vehicle injury crash on E 128th Street, near Butternut Avenue, in Ensley Township, Newaygo County on Tuesday just after 9:00 p.m.
Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the fatal crash.
The vehicle drove through several yards, crashing into a fence and power pole. The vehicle came to a stop just prior to crashing into a residence.
The 54-year-old man was unresponsive on scene. Witnesses acted quickly pulling the driver out of the vehicle and starting CPR. The Sand Lake Fire Department and Life EMS were able to reestablish a pulse. The driver was taken to Spectrum Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids via Life EMS. The driver was later pronounced dead at the hospital.
The investigation is ongoing and the name of the driver is being withheld until family can be notified.