Police did not immediately say the nature of the distraction.
The distracted driver was driving north on 56th when his Trailblazer went over the center line and hit a southbound Kia, according to the Allegan County Sheriff’s Department.
The driver of the Kia, a male, was killed instantly.
The distracted driver was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
Deputies are still investigating but say the driver could be charged in the case.