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.