White Cloud man dies in Sunday crash

EVERETT TWP. — A White Cloud man died as the result of the injuries he sustained in a single-vehicle traffic crash early Sunday morning in Newaygo County.

According to the Michigan State Police, Daniel Bourassa died in the crash around 12:35 a.m. on Walnut Avenue north of 40th Street. Through their investigation, troopers were believe Bourassa was traveling south on Walnut Avenue and failed to negotiate a curve on the roadway. The vehicle left the roadway and crashed into some trees, causing the vehicle to overturn.

Bourassa was trapped inside the vehicle and had to be extricated using the Jaws of Life. Bourassa was pronounced dead at the scene.

Troopers believe alcohol and speed are factors in the crash.

White Cloud Police Department, White Cloud Fire Department and Life EMS assisted troopers at the scene.

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Posted by Brandon Fountain

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