NEWS RELEASE - December 4, 2017
The Midland County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a traffic crash involving a single vehicle that claimed the life of a 22 year old Saint Louis, MI man. The incident took place on South Coleman Road near West Brooks Road in Jasper Township approximately 11:43 PM on November 29, 2017.
Our investigation indicates that the driver, Jarred Bott, age 22, was driving his white 2014 Chevy Cruze and was heading southbound on South Coleman Road. The vehicle gradually went off the road to the left when it entered the ditch and then struck a tree.
Mr. Bott was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash and air bags in his vehicle had deployed.
Mr. Bott was air lifted to Mid Michigan Medical Center and then later air lifted to Flint Hurley for treatment. He was pronounced deceased on December 2, 2017.
There was no evidence to indicate that alcohol or drugs may have been a factor in this crash. This report will be forwarded to the Midland County Prosecutor’s Office for review once it has been completed.
The Midland County Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by Mid Michigan EMS and Saint Louis Fire Rescue.
Sheriff Scott Stephenson