Howard City Man Killed when Vehicle Slams into Trees

HOWARD CITY, MI – Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office was sent to a one car crash at approximately 9:26 A.M. on Friday, April 26th, 2019 north of the intersection of Amy School and Edgar Roads in Reynolds Township. The sole occupant of the vehicle died in the crash.Howard City Fatal Accident

The initial information that 911 received was that a vehicle had crashed and come to a rest in a wooded area and that smoke may be coming from the vehicle.

It was determined that the vehicle was headed north on Amy School Road, that it went off the road to the left, and that it then struck several trees. The sole occupant, a sixty-eight year old Howard City man, was pronounced dead at the scene.

There were no indications that the driver was speeding. The driver was wearing his seat belt. The cause of the crash is believed to have been a medical issue the driver was having.

Assisting with the crash were the Michigan State Police, Montcalm County Emergency Medical Services, Montcalm County Central Dispatch, and the Howard City Fire Department.