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      Big Rapids man dies in car crash after failing to stop at stop sign

      A 54-year-old man is dead Tuesday after a failing to stop at a stop sign in Colfax Township.

      A 54-year-old man is dead Tuesday after failing to stop at a stop sign in Colfax Township.

      David Doxtader, of Big Rapids, was driving a pick up truck at a very high speed north on 160th Ave and McKinley Rd. Doxtader failed to stop at the stop sign, crossed over the intersection, and struck a large tree pulling it out of the ground.

      According to the Mecosta County Sheriff's Office, the vehicle started on fire as a result of the crash.

      Doxtader was pronounced dead at the scene. No one else was involved or hurt in the crash.