HOWARD CITY, Mich. — Police say an 18-year-old male driver is dead after a car crash Saturday afternoon near Howard City.
It happened around 5:05 p.m. along west Lake Montcalm Road after investigators say the teen driver lost control of the vehicle and hit a tree. The vehicle then caught on fire.
The male driver was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office.
Police say an 18-year-old female passenger was injured, but is expected to make a full recovery.
Police have not released the identities of the crash victims.