Alcohol and cell phone use believed to be factors in Isabella County crash

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ISABELLA COUNTY (WJRT) - (11-07-2017) - The Isabella County Sheriff's Office says a driver had been drinking and was using a cell phone when he crashed.

Deputies say 26-year-old Tyler Miller of Lake suffered head trauma Monday night in the crash in Coldwater Township. Investigators say he was on Brinton Road when he went around a curve, then off the road, into a yard and hit a culvert.

Firefighters used hydraulic rescue tools get Miller out of the car. Deputies say he was taken to a local hospital and was later airlifted to Covenant HealthCare in Saginaw.

According to the sheriff's office, a passenger in the car was not hurt.

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