Michigan State Police investigating fatal crash on Dixie Highway

Michigan State Police say they are investigating a fatal crash on Dixie Highway in Ortonville. (WEYI/WSMH)

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Michigan State Police say they are investigating a fatal crash on Dixie Highway.

The accident happened between Tindall and Buckell Lake Road around 7 a.m.

Police say a 2003 Ford Ranger pickup was traveling south on Dixie Highway and a 2018 Ford F-150 pickup was traveling north on Dixie Highway.

According to Lt. Shaw, one of the vehicles lost control, crossed the centerline and struck the other.

The 2003 Ford Ranger pickup, driven by a 32-year-old man from Holly was killed instantly in the crash.

The 2018 Ford F-150 pickup, driven by a 51-year-old man from Waterford suffered minor injuries to his arm and was transported to a local hospital.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to call the Metro North Post at 248-584-5740.


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