BERLIN TWP. — A 49-year-old Capac man was killed in a two-vehicle head-on crash on Friday morning and police are still on the hunt for the driver of a second vehicle involved in the deadly incident.
The St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office reports that deputies were dispatched to Dryden and Cameron roads around 5:30 a.m. on June 26 where they found a 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee on its side, just east of Cameron Road. A 2005 Mercury Grand Marquis was in a nearby ditch.
Deputies determined the driver of the Mercury, Robert John White, had died.
The driver of the Jeep, believed to be a 39-year-old Berlin Township man, could not be located.
“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,” the sheriff’s office said in a press release issued Monday.
Anyone with information regarding the crash is asked to 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.