STURGIS, MI (WTVB) - One man is dead and a second hospitalized after a one car crash that Sturgis Police say involved both speeding and alcohol. Police arriving at the location of the crash early Saturday morning at East Hatch and Jean Streets in Sturgis found two men in the wreckage of a car. The driver, 28-year-old Mark Edmisten was pronounced dead at the scene. The passenger, 42-year-old Carlos Ortiz was taken by Careflight to Bronson Hospital in Kalamazoo with apparent life threatening injuries. He has since been upgraded to good condition.
Sturgis police say neither of the men were wearing their seat belts.