Pickup Truck Driver Dies In Kalkaska Co. Crash - Northern Michigan's News Leader

Pickup Truck Driver Dies In Kalkaska Co. Crash

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A man died over the weekend in a Kalkaska County crash. 

The accident happened on Starvation Lake Rd, just east of County Road 571 in Cold Springs Township Saturday around 7:30 AM. 

Police say Paul Kowalchik was the only person in his pickup when he lost control.

Kowalchik crossed the center line and went into the ditch, rolling several times, and stopped on the roof. 

Police say the roads were slippery when they arrived. 

Kowalchik was wearing a seatbelt at the time, but was pronounced dead on the scene. 

Police say speed and alcohol may have been factors in the accident. 

The crash is still under investigation.