Sixteen-year-old killed in Kalkaska County crash
One person was killed in a head-on crash in Kalkaska County late Tuesday afternoon.
It happened around 4:45 p.m. on 571 between M-72 and 612.
Authorities say a gray 2011 Ford Focus, with two people inside, was driving on 571 when it crossed the center line and hit a garbage truck head on.
The 16-year-old male driver of the gray car was killed. A 16-year-old female passenger from Mancelona was taken to Munson Medical Center and is listed in critical condition.
The garbage truck driver, a 46-year-old man from Mancelona, was medically cleared at the scene.
Authorities say speed was a factor in the crash, but they're still investigating.