The Macomb County Sheriff’s Office says that Daniel Evola, 34, was trying to pass another car on Romeo Plank Road in Raytown when he lost control of his car and hit a pole. He was locked in the Corvette while the live wires were being removed.
Both the van driver and an independent witness said that the Corvette was trying to pass the van on a northbound Romeo Plank when it seemed to lose control, spin, and hit a telephone pole. Renee Yax said in a statement. in an announcement. Around 1:45, a horrible accident happened. On the Romeo Boardwalk Tuesday, just north of Mile 26.
After getting a 911 call, a representative found a badly damaged Corvette wrapped around a utility pole. Yax said that Evora was driving and gasping for air.
Live wires fell to the ground when the Corvette hit a post. Authorities said the van was parked behind the Corvette when supply police snatched it up, causing the transformer on the white van’s windshield to fall off.
Representatives said the truck driver, who lives in Utica and is 52 years old, was awake and aware. He turned down help. The sheriff’s office says that a live wire from a utility pole that fell near the Corvette kept first responders from getting into the Evola.
After the firefighters got the cables off, they were able to take the Evola out of the car. He was taken to a hospital nearby, where he was declared dead. The Macomb County Sheriff’s Incident Team got to the scene and started looking into what happened. The MP said that the road was closed for a few hours while DTE finished their investigation and fixed the poles.
Anthony Forlini, the Macomb County Clerk, knew Evola’s family and went to his wedding. He said he was shocked to hear about what happened. Fliny said Danny was a great kid whose family was very nice and involved in the community. I feel bad for his wife and children. Evola worked at the Clinton Township Giovanni Bakery. Friends say he leaves behind three children and a pregnant wife.