Traverse City Record-Eagle

December 6, 2012

Petoskey man dies in Benzie car crash


BEULAH — A Petoskey man died in a Benzie County traffic crash.

Michael Joseph Esford, 55, was thrown from his vehicle and killed in a crash along Lake Ann Road Tuesday afternoon. Police had previously received calls reporting his erratic driving and said he was believed to be involved in an earlier hit-and-run crash in Grand Traverse County.

The crash remains under investigation.