Flint man dies while shoveling out his car
Tue, 07 Jan 2014 21:34:55 GMT —
Michigan authorities blame the heavy snow and deep freeze for at least seven deaths - four people who collapsed after shoveling snow and three killed in traffic accidents.
Flint police Capt. T.P. Johnson tells MLive.com that a 75-year-old man was digging out his car Tuesday when he collapsed. Johnson didn't release the man's name.
The Oakland County medical examiner's office says a 36-year-old Detroit man, a 57-year-old Milford man and a 67-year-old Pontiac woman all died after shoveling snow.
Police say a car slid in front of an oncoming propane tanker Monday in Otsego County, killing the car's passenger.
Fifty-year-old Timothy Nixon of Hastings was killed by a car while walking Saturday in Barry County, and 27-year-old Branden Hewitt of Owendale died Saturday in a two-vehicle crash in Huron County.