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Okemos man dies when car hits tree Lansing State Journal MERIDIAN TWP. A 38-year-.-,old Okemos man was killed in a ' one-car crash. John James Ward was driving ) alone southbound on Van Atta Road when his car left the road and crashed into a tree at about 10 p.m. Friday, one mile south of Grand River Avenue, Meridian Township police Sgt. Al Spencer said in a' statement. ' Ward was not wearing a seat belt, Spencer said. Ward was the sole oc-cupant of the 1985 Chevrolet Cavalier. The Meridian Township Accident Investigation Team responded to the scene. The accident remains under investigation.