1 killed, 1 injured, after crash into building on Gratiot Ave.

(WWJ) One person is dead and another is hospitalized following a crash in Clinton Township Wednesday afternoon

Clinton Township Police told WWJ's Sandra McNeill that a car smashed into a building on Gratiot Ave., just south of Hall Road, shortly before 4 p.m.

Two people were rushed by EMS to a local hospital, and authorities say one of those victims has died.

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The other person's condition was not known.

It's not clear at this time if this was a case of distracted driving, a medical emergency, or what may have led to the crash.

The investigating is ongoing.

Gratiot was closed just south of Hall for several hours as authorities investigated the crash, but the roadway has since reopened.