Man dead after car crash in Montcalm County

Montcalm County
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FAIRPLAIN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Troopers from the Michigan State Police Lakeview Post responded to a one-car crash that left a man dead Saturday evening.

It happened around 9 p.m. on M-66 near Dick Road in Montcalm County.

Troopers say the investigation shows a 2001 Ford Ranger was traveling north when it crossed the center line and left the road, hitting a large tree in the process.

The driver, a 68-year-old man from Sidney, died at the scene.

The victim was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash, MSP said. They say alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the crash.

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