Head On Crash Kills One, Other Driver Flees Scene

Berlin Twp., MI — One person was killed in a head on crash in Berlin Township early Friday morning, while the driver of the other vehicle fled the scene on foot.

Deputies from the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to Dryden Road and Cameron Road shortly after 5:30 a.m. on June 26th.  When they arrived, they observed a 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee on its side on Dryden, just east of Cameron Rd.  A 2005 Mercury Grand Marquis was found in the ditch in the area.

Investigation into the crash found that the driver of the Grand Marquis, 49 year old Robert John White of Capac was deceased.  The driver of the Jeep is believed to be a 39 year old Berlin Township man.

A search of the area was conducted by deputies, including a K-9 Unit, along with troopers from the Michigan State Police, an MSP K-9 Unit and agents from the United States Border Patrol.  The driver of the Jeep has yet to be located.

If anyone has any information regarding the crash, please contact Detective Chris Schwartzkopf at (810) 987- 1729.

Mussey Township Fire and Rescue, Tri-Hospital EMS and the St. Clair County Medical Examiner’s Office also assisted at the scene of the crash, which remains under investigation.