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Montcalm County Sheriff's Office
Thursday January 4th, 2018 :: 09:53 a.m. EST


Motor vehicle/snowmobile crash with injuries.


SUBJECT OF RELEASE: Car/Snowmobile crash with injuries

DATE AND TIME: Approximately 6:17 PM on Wednesday, January 3, 2018

LOCATION: Howard City-Edmore Road near Federal Road, Reynolds Township

AUTHORITY/CONTACT PERSON: Sheriff Michael Williams

On Wednesday, January 3rd at 6:17pm, a Montcalm County Sheriff’s Deputy was dispatched to a crash at the intersection of West Howard City-Edmore Road just west of Federal Road at the White Pine Trail crossing.

The investigation revealed that a 2015 Artic Cat snowmobile driven by a 49 year old Sparta man was traveling south on the White Pine Trail. The Sparta man failed to stop at Howard City-Edmore Road and attempted to cross the roadway in front of an eastbound Chevrolet 2500 pickup driven by a 29 year old St. Johns man. The pickup truck struck the snowmobile causing the driver of the snowmobile to be ejected from the machine. The man was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries by Montcalm County Emergency Medical Services. The driver of the pickup truck was not injured.

There were no other contributing factors to the crash and the snowmobile driver was wearing a helmet. The investigation continues

Assisting on scene were the Michigan State Police, Montcalm County EMS, Rescue 29 and the Howard City Fire Department

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Montcalm County Sheriff's Office
659 North State Street
Stanton, MI 48888

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