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Driver killed in crash on M43 Wednesday morning

VAN BUREN COUNTY, Mich. -- A driver was killed and another driver suffered minor injuries in a crash that happened Wednesday morning around 7:15 a.m. on M43 at CR 673, according to the Van Buren County Sheriff's Office.

A Saturn was traveling north on CR 673 and failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection with M-43, according to deputies.

The Saturn drove into the path of a pickup truck heading westbound on M43.

Both vehicles overturned as a result of the impact and both drivers had to be extricated from their vehicles, deputies said.

The driver of the Saturn, Santiago Gallegos-Saucedo, 54, was taken to the hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.

The driver of the other vehicle suffered minor injuries. Her passengers, two children, were not injured.

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