1 Killed in Mecosta Co. Crash

Posted at 4:29 PM, Jul 01, 2014
and last updated 2014-07-01 16:38:12-04

COLFAX TOWNSHIP, Mich. (July 1, 2014) — A 54-year-old Big Rapids man was killed Tuesday morning in a one-vehicle crash in Colfax Township.

According to the Mecosta County Sheriff’s Department, David Doxtader was traveling north on 160th Avenue at a very high rate of speed.  He did not stop at a stop sign at McKinley Road, crossed the intersection and struck a large tree.

His vehicle caught on fire during the accident and the tree was uprooted.  Deputies were called to the scene at roughly 9:36 a.m.

No one else was injured in this crash.