Man Dead After Striking Pole in Holly Township
(Michigan State Police, April 15, 2016)
Holly Twp, MI – At approximately 11:20am, Troopers were dispatched to the area of S. Holly Road and Hickory Ridge Road in the Township of Holly, County of Oakland, for a vehicle in the ditch. While Troopers were responding, Dispatch updated the call to a personal injury accident with the driver not responding.
Troopers arrived on scene and were informed by North Oakland County Fire and EMS that that a male driver was unresponsive and had no pulse. The driver was later pronounced down at the scene.
Initial investigation revealed that the driver was travelling eastbound on South Holly Rd approaching Hickory Ridge Road when the driver ran off the roadway to the right striking a utility pole. It appeared the driver was not wearing his seatbelt and was partly lying in the back seat of the vehicle. The vehicle had very heavy damage on the driver side.
The driver has been identified. However, his name will not be release until official notification has been made to his family. He was taken to the Oakland County Medical Office for further investigation. The cause of the accident is still under investigation.
UPDATE (4/16/16 at 8:20am): The driver involved in the fatal crash yesterday is identified as Jeffrey Noll Henry,
52yoa, of Linden, MI.
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