Police identify man who died on U.S. 10

HERSEY TWP. — Police have identified the 84-year-old man who died on Wednesday after an accident near the intersection of U.S. 10 and 170th Avenue in Hersey Township.

Lawrence Jarrett, of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada, died when his eastbound pick-up truck crossed the median and collided with a tractor trailer traveling westbound, police said.

The driver of the tractor trailer was treated at a local hospital. U.S. 10 was closed from 165th Avenue to 175th Avenue for several hours on Wednesday, while police investigated the accident.

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Posted by Lonnie Allen

Lonnie is the Pioneer's city/county reporter. He also coordinates the Gardens and Growers page. He can be reached by phone at (231) 592-8328 or by e-mail at lallen@pioneergroup.com.

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