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Troopers Investigate Two Vehicle Fatal Crash


MOUNT PLEASANT, MI. On September 4, 2021 at approximately 9:15 p.m., troopers from the Mount Pleasant Post responded to Gilmore Road South of Stevenson Lake Road in Isabella County, Gilmore Township, for a two-vehicle head on collision. David Lee Wixson, 51years-old of Farwell, was travelling north on Gilmore Road when the vehicle he was driving crossed the center line and collided head on with a southbound vehicle with two occupants. Wixson was transported to Mid-Michigan Medical Center in Clare where he later died of his injuries. The two occupants in the southbound vehicle were wearing their seatbelts and received minor injuries. Alcohol is believed to be a contributing factor and Wixson was not wearing his seatbelt.
Troopers were assisted at the scene by Nottawa-Sherman Township Fire Department.


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