CMU student killed in crash on M-66

Posted at 4:19 PM, Nov 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-23 20:27:02-05

BELVIDERE TOWNSHIP, Mich. - One person is dead after a head-on crash along the Montcalm and Mecosta county line.

The crash happened just before 4:00 p.m. at the intersection of M-66 (Six Lakes Road) and North County Line Road. M-66 was closed for a time while police investigated the crash.

Michigan State Police say that a vehicle being driven by a 21-year-old woman was driving north on M-66 when she crossed the center line and hit a vehicle heading south head-on. The woman, a Central Michigan University student, died at the scene. The driver of the other vehicle, a 65-year-old Barryton man, was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The crash is still being investigated by Michigan State Police. Police say that neither alcohol or drugs are suspected to be a factor in the crash.

Names have not been released.

We'll have more details when they become available.