MLive: Chelsea man dies en route to daughter's burning Waterloo Township farm
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The 55-year-old Chelsea man later died.
Koch was less than four miles from the fire, reported about 12:30 p.m. at 14640 Harvey Road in Waterloo Township, according to MLive. A fire truck en route to the fire was diverted to the accident at Cavanaugh Lake and Pierce roads just west of Chelsea in Sylvan Township.
Koch was taken to the University of Michigan Hospital, where he died.
The fire destroyed the barn and officials said 14-16 sheep are believed to have perished inside.
Funeral arrangements for Koch are pending through Chelsea's Staffan-Mitchell Funeral Home.