3 dead, 1 hurt after vehicle hits tree in suburban Detroit

July 2, 2019 GMT

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say three people have died and a fourth was critically injured after the vehicle they were riding in crashed into a tree in suburban Detroit.

The crash happened Monday afternoon in Oakland County’s Bloomfield Township. Police say a 72-year-old woman from Southfield who was driving died along with a 69-year-old man from Oak Park and a 29-year-old woman from Southfield. A 71-year-old woman from Royal Oak was hospitalized.

Investigators weren’t immediately sure why the vehicle left the roadway. The crash is under investigation.