Deadly Crash in Montcalm Co: Car Hits Tree, Catches Fire

The Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office says one person is dead after an early morning crash Saturday.

Deputies an 18-year-old, identified as Reece Anthony Nice, died after his vehicle crashed into a tree.

He was driving on west Lake Montcalm Road, near north Amy School Road, when deputies say he drifted slightly off-road.

They say he over-corrected and the car hit a tree. Then caught fire.

Nice’s passenger was able to escape and was transported to the hospital. Nice was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Sheriff’s Office says the cause of the crash is still under investigation.