Man Dies After Crashing Vehicle Into Tree in Benzie County

The Benzie County Sheriff’s Office says a man died after crashing his vehicle into a tree.

Emergency crews were called out to the crash around 6:30 Friday morning near Wallaker and Arner roads in Joyfield Township.

The sheriff’s office say the 59-year-old man behind the wheel died at the scene.

They say he was not wearing a seat belt and believe alcohol was a factor in the crash.

Police have not yet released his name.