MUSKEGON COUNTY, Mich. — Authorities in Muskegon County are investigating a deadly crash and say alcohol may a factor. 

According to a press release from the Michigan State Police Rockford Post, troopers were called to a vehicle fire on East McMillian Road near Dalson Road in Cedar Creek Township around 1 a.m. on Friday, March 13. 

When troopers arrived on scene with Muskegon County Sheriff’s deputies, the Muskegon Township Fire Department and ProMed, crews discovered a 2007 Chevy Cobalt had driven off East McMillian Road and crashed into a tree. 

MSP said two occupants of the vehicle were out when responders arrived. A male passenger was declared deceased at the scene of the crash. 

The driver of the vehicle and another person were taken to Hackley Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 

MSP said investigators do believe alcohol is factor in the crash, but the incident is still under investigation. 

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