One man dead after car crash into tree

BROOKFIELD TWP., MI (WLNS) – One man is dead after crashing his car into a tree Friday morning.

It happened around 10:35 a.m. Friday on E. Spicerville Hwy. near Brookfield Rd. in Eaton County’s Brookfield Twp.

The 54-year-old driver has been identified as Mark Matthew Montgomery of Charlotte. Montgomery was traveling eastbound when officials say he lost control of his car and hit a tree.

Officials believe he lost control due to excessive speed and slippery road conditions. Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the crash.

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