Elderly man killed in head-on collision

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FREDONIA TWP, MI (WILX) - An elderly man was killed in a head-on collision Saturday afternoon.

Just before 4:30 p.m, Calhoun County Sheriff's deputies were sent to the intersection of F Drive South and Old 27 for a reported accident.

Authorities say a vehicle traveling south was turning into a local business when it was hit by a vehicle traveling north.

The northbound vehicle then hit another vehicle head on.

Deputies performed CPR on one of the drivers who was then taken to the hospital while life-saving efforts continued.

The 80-year-old Newaygo man, originally from Marshall, was declared dead at the hospital.

Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the accident.

Detectives are still investigating.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Sheriff’s Office at 269-781-0880.

The Marshall Police Department, Fredonia Township Fire Department, and Marshall Area Fire Fighters Ambulance Authority assisted on the scene.

Old 27 was shut down temporarily but is back open.

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