Two Drivers Die In Montcalm County Car Crash

Two drivers have died and a passenger has been taken to the hospital for life-threatening injuries following a two-car crash in Montcalm County, according to Michigan State Police.

On Monday around 1:23 p.m., troopers were dispatched to a two-car crash on Sidney Road east of Fitzner Road in Montcalm Township.

Troopers say their preliminary investigation shows that a 2002 Dodge Pickup was traveling west on Sidney Road when the driver lost control on the icy roadway, crossed the centerline and struck an eastbound 2009 Ford head on.

According to Michigan State Police, the driver of the pickup truck, a 67-year-old Edmore woman, and the driver of the Ford, a 64-year-old Edmore man, were both declared dead at the scene.

Troopers say the passenger of the Ford, a 66-year-old Edmore woman, was taken to a local hospital for treatment for life-threatening injuries.

At this time, Michigan State Police will not be releasing the names of the victims.