2017-08-10 / Community

Millington man dies after traffic accident

Courtesy photo Courtesy photo BROOKFIELD TOWNSHIP - Shortly after 5 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 3, deputies from the Huron County Sheriff’s Office responded to a two-vehicle, lone-occupant, head-on collision, on Owendale Road, north of Rescue Road in Brookfield Township, according to a press release.

The release stated preliminary investigation is indicating that a southbound 1999 Chevrolet Pickup driven by 29-year-old Jameson J. Bruce, of Lapeer, entered the northbound lane and impacted with a 2007 Chevrolet Uplander driven by 67-year-old Donald R. June, of Millington. June needed to be freed from the wreckage by the Owendale Fire Department. Both were taken to Scheurer Hospital in Pigeon. June died at the hospital from his injuries.

Sheriff’s Office accident investigators processed the scene and the road was closed until 8:15 p.m. and investigation is ongoing. The Huron County Medical Examiner’s Office ordered an autopsy. Other agencies assisting included Village of Sebewaing Police, Elkton Ambulance Service and Scheurer Ambulance Service.

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