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Eastpointe Man Killed In 26 Mile Road Crash

CHESTERFIELD TWP. (WWJ) – An Eastpointe man is dead following a crash just after midnight in Chesterfield Township.

Police said 52-year old James Vanhevel crashed 2006 Buick Regal into a ditch in front of a home along 26 Mile Road, east of Scheuer. The resident called 911. Vanhevel was pronounced deceased at the scene..

Police said it appears no other vehicles were involved in the incident and there were no witnesses to the crash.

Investigators believe alcohol might have been a factor in the accident.

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