Brent Thomas Irons Jr Killed in Accident at Inertown Rd in Bear Creek Twp, MI

March 30, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Brent Thomas Irons Jr
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Intertown Road, Petoskey, Bear Creek Township, MI, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Emmet County Sheriff's Office
Vehicles Involved
Pickup Truck, Garbage Truck
Inertown Rd
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Pickup truck struck a garbage truck, which struck its operator who was outside the vehicle at the time

What Happened

Emmet County Sheriff's Office authorities are investigating a crash that killed a pedestrian at Inertown Rd in Bear Creek Twp, MI on March 30th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 8:01 a.m. According to investigators, pickup truck operated by 47-year-old Clinton Charles Byard was headed eastbound prior to colliding with the rear of a garbage truck. The truck was parked on the side of the road while its operator, 34-year-old Brent Thomas Irons Jr, was outside the vehicle. The impact pushed the truck into Irons, who suffered fatal injuries at the scene. Byard was taken to an an area hospitalized with undisclosed injuries. Additional information is not available.

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