Car crash claims life of Fife Lake man
A Fife Lake man died in Missaukee County after police say he lost control of his car and hit a tree.
Deputies were called to the crash on the 4000 block of Nelson Road in West Branch Township just after 7 a.m. Friday.
Police said Frederick Pelletier Jr., 81, drove through a ditch before hitting a tree.
He died at the scene.
Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the crash. Deputies are still investigating.