Burton man killed in Flint Township crash

FLINT TWP. — A Burton man was killed Sunday after driving through a red light in Flint Township and striking another vehicle.

Flint Township Police responded to the two-car crash at Corunna and South Dye roads, where an investigation showed Kenneth Saunders, 86, of Burton was traveling westbound on Corunna Road and was possibly having a medial emergency. Saunders’ vehicle traveled through a red light at South Dye Road, striking a vehicle operated by a 65-year-old Boyne City resident.

Saunders was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The other driver was transported to a local hospital with non-lifethreatening injuries.

Police say neither alcohol nor speed appear to be factors in the crash.

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to contact Det. Minlo at 810-600- 3250 or contact CrimeStoppers at 800-411-JAIL (5245) or online at www.CrimeStoppersOfFlint.com. G.G.