Waterford Man Killed As Pickup Rolls Into Clinton River

WATERFORD (WWJ) — A crash early Monday morning left one man dead in Waterford Township.

Waterford authorities responded around 1 a.m. to a report of a GMC Sierra pickup truck that lost control on Hatchery Rd. coming out of a curve west of Edmore Rd.

img 0068 Waterford Man Killed As Pickup Rolls Into Clinton River

(photo: Waterford Township Police Department)

The truck hit a solar-powered construction board and a fence line before splashing into the Clinton River and rolling upside down, trapping the two occupants.

The 22-year-old passenger from Waterford was rescued and is okay. The 20-year-old driver from Milford was taken to a local hospital where he died.

Investigators are now trying to determine if alcohol was a factor in the crash.


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