One dead, another injured following crash near Lakeport

A three vehicle crash on M-25 near Lakeport has claimed the life of one. According to the St. Clair County Sheriff’s office, a 57 year old Goodells man was traveling northbound near North Lakeport Drive around 10am Thursday morning. He was rear ended by a 27 year old Lexington woman, causing her vehicle to enter the opposing lane of traffic and be struck by an oncoming vehicle. The oncoming vehicle entered a ditch and caught fire, killing the driver, who’s identity is currently unknown. The Lexington woman was transported by Tri-Hospital EMS to a Port Huron hospital for treatment of undisclosed injuries. The Goodells man was uninjured. Traffic investigations closed M-25 for several hours and Sheriff’s Deputies were assisted at the scene by Burtchville and Fort Gratiot Township fire and rescue crews.