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State Police are investigating a fatal crash near Mattawan


MATTAWAN (WKZO) -- State Police say it appears that speed, rain slick roads and alcohol may have all contributed to the death of a man who lost control of his pick-up truck on a curve near the intersection of South Van Kal and West Q Avenue near Mattawan.

His name has not been released.

His pick-up ended up striking several trees in a small grove off the roadway at about 10:30 Friday night.

He was not wearing a seatbelt.

It was just one of a series of mishaps on area roadways that has left 3 dead and two critically injured in the last few days.