Police were called to the scene of an accident around 4 p.m. Thursday. A car had struck a guard rail on Hurds Corner Road in Ellington Township and then fell into the Cass River. 

Upon arriving, police found 28-year-old Trevor Pierce of Caro dead inside the vehicle. Pierce was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash. Authorities are unsure when the crash actually happened, but do believe alcohol was involved.

If anyone witnessed the crash or has any information, you are urged to call the Michigan State Police at 989-673-2156.

Source: WNEM TV 5