Troopers from the Michigan State Police Cadillac Post were called to a head-on collision on South Garfield Rd. near East Blair Town Hall Rd. in Paradise township just at 1 p.m. on Saturday.
State Police say a Chevrolet Equinox driven by Todd Schuster from Alma was driving north on S. Garfield Rd. when he lost control and slid into oncoming traffic, hitting a southbound vehicle head-on.
Troopers say Schuster was cut from the vehicle and taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The driver of the southbound vehicle suffered a fractured right hand.
The crash is under investigation, but speed is believed to be a factor in the crash.