Fatal Car Accident in Gratiot County

GRATIOT COUNTY, MI — Police are investigating a two-vehicle crash in Gratiot County that left a 62-year-old woman dead and a 27-year-old man in the hospital.

The crash took place around 2:15 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 4 on Lumberjack Road and Harrison Road in Sumner Township, southwest of Ithaca.

A preliminary investigation has revealed a work van driven by Garrett Land, 27, of Midland was headed east on Harrison Road at Lumberjack Road when the vehicle ran the stop sign and hit a northbound vehicle driven by Carson Nokes, 62, of Bannister.