A man is dead after his car left the road and hit a tree in Muskegon County Thursday. Robert Larry Bennininger II, 35, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash happened around 9:40 p.m. Thursday night on White Road near N. Park Street. Benninger was the only person in the car at the time. The car, a 1998 Ford Explorer, was headed east on White Road when the driver didn't correctly negotiate a turn. The vehicle left the road and hit a tree. Benninger was ejected.

A Muskegon County Sheriff's Deputy attempted to conduct CPR, but attempts to revive Benninger were not successful.

The accident still remains under investigation.

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