Fatal crash investigated in Chippewa County

PICKFORD — The Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office investigated the scene of a fatal motor vehicle accident Friday in Pickford Township.

The sheriff’s office said it was dispatched at about 11:30 p.m. to the accident, which occurred at Pea Line Road near 23 Mile Road.

Upon arrival, deputies discovered that a vehicle driven by Robert Aaron Roy, 52, had left the roadway and struck a parked horse trailer.

Roy was transported by EMS to War Memorial Hospital where he later died.

The accident remains under investigation.

Officers from the Michigan State Police, Kinross Police Department and U.S. Border Patrol assisted the sheriff’s office in the investigation, while Pickford Fire/EMS and Kinross EMS helped with providing medical care to the victim.