Thursday, July 16, 2020

Single car crash kills Inkster man

Michigan State Police troopers are continuing the investigation into a vehicle crash June 19 which killed a 21-year-old Inkster man.
Dhundre Gillum was killed in the crash which took place at about 7:45 p.m. on Carlysle Street west of Burton Street just blocks from Gillum's home. According to police reports, troopers driving in the area observed a vehicle coming from the opposite direction traveling at a high rate of speed in the neighborhood.
The troopers turned their vehicle around and attempted to catch up to the vehicle, but found the car crashed into a tree near Box Street. The driver, Gillum, was the sole occupant of the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene.
According to Gillum's family, he was grieving the loss of a stillborn daughter and was loved by those who knew him.
Family members and friends have started a memorial at the tree where the fatal crash took place, only two blocks from Gillum's home.
Michigan State Police released dashcam video of the incident and said it remains unknown if alcohol or drugs were a factor in the incident which remains under investigation by the Michigan State Police hird District Investigative Response Team.