Man dies in two-vehicle crash

CATO TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A 72-year-old man from Greenville died after a two-vehicle crash in Montcalm County Saturday morning.

The crash happened at 10:25 a.m. at the intersection of M-46 and Youngman Road in Cato Township.

According to Michigan State Police, a 2001 Chevy Malibu was traveling north on Youngman Road when the driver failed to stop at the stop sign at M-46 and collided with an eastbound 2009 Chevrolet HHR.

The driver of the Malibu, a 72-year-old man from Greenville, was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities said he was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash. His passenger, a 63-year-old man from Coral, was transported to Kelsey Memorial Hospital in Lakeview for treatment to non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the Chevrolet HHR, a 54-year-old man from Lakeview, suffered minor injuries.

State troopers are continuing to investigate the crash. Alcohol is not believed to be a factor at this time.

Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed the crash to contact Michigan State Police at 989.352.8444.

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