Pickup truck driver pronounced dead after hitting tree in Birch Run
(7/18/2019) - A 68-year-old man was pronounced dead after a crash on Main Street in Birch Run.
The man was driving a pickup truck east on Main Street near Elm Street in the village of Birch Run when it went off the road and hit the tree. Police believe the man suffered a medical emergency behind the wheel.
The driver was pinned inside and the truck was initially on fire, but bystanders extinguished it. He was pronounced dead on the scene.
The Saginaw County crash investigation team was at the scene Thursday. The driver's name was not released.