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Man involved in deadly chase identified
NEAR HASTINGS, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Newschannel 3 has uncovered new details about a high-speed chase that ended in a deadly crash near Hastings.
We now know the man who died is 68-year-old Dale Kissinger, Jr. from Springfield.
State troopers received several calls about a man driving erratically on M-37. When they tried to pull him over they say he took off, reaching speeds up to 100 miles per hour.
Kissinger eventually lost control, hit a tree and died at the scene.
Investigators are still trying to figure out why he was driving so fast and what caused him to run from police.
An autopsy is scheduled for Friday.
Newschannel 3 has learned Kissinger has had two previous traffic violations, once for following too close the other was for speeding.