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Deadly Car Crash in Montcalm County

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One person died in a two car crash in Montcalm County, on New Year's Eve.

Around noon on December 31st, a tow truck driver ran a stop sign at the intersection of Derby Road and Fleck Road, in Montcalm County's Belvidere Township.

The truck hit a car driven by Jimmie Kostal of Shepherd.

Kostal, who was out on his mail delivery route, was transported to Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids, where he later died from his injuries. 

He was not wearing a seatbelt.

Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the crash.

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