Deerfield man dies of injuries from crash
By Melissa Burnor
Deerfield Road between Payne and Bleasner Highways was closed for a period due to a two-vehicle crash that occurred just before 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 18, and resulted in the death of a Deerfield man.
Preliminary reports from a Michigan State Police accident investigator said a westbound vehicle driven by Harold Vogt, 54, Deerfield, allegedly crossed the center of the roadway and struck an oncoming car. Two people in the eastbound vehicle were taken to Bixby Hospital for treatment. Vogt had to be extracted by fire and rescue crews with a Jaws of Life.
St. Vincent’s medical helicopter was on the scene, but Vogt was transported by ambulance to Bixby Hospital.
For the complete story, please see the June 25, 2014, edition of The Advance.