Sturgis resident killed in crash on US 12

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Mich. -- A Sturgis resident was killed in a head-on crash on US 12 near Carls Road Tuesday afternoon, according to Michigan State Police.

The crash happened at approximately 12:45 p.m. between a 2003 Jeep Liberty and a 2001 Ford F150, police said.

The Jeep, driven by a 43-year-old man from Sturgis, was westbound on US 12 when the Ford pickup crossed the center line and struck the Jeep head on, police said.

The driver of the Jeep was pronounced dead at the scene.

A passenger in the Jeep and the driver of the pickup truck were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

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