PRESS RELEASE FROM ALCONA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE:
On 01/12/22 at 7:50 p.m., deputies from the Alcona County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the area of Poor Farm and Beaton roads in Haynes Township for a one vehicle crash.
Upon arrival, and with the assistance of Alcona EMS, it was determined that the crash resulted in the fatality of the driver, Keith Thompson, 37, of Harrisville Township.
An investigation revealed that the vehicle was N/B on Poor Farm Road when it left the roadway, collided with a culvert and turned over, trapping the driver underneath.
The crash remains under investigation by the Alcona County Sheriff’s Office Accident Investigation Team. Alcohol and speed may be a factor in the crash.
The Alcona County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by Alcona EMS, Harrisville First Responders, Lincoln First Responders, and the Alpena County Sheriff’s Office Accident Investigation Team.