BARODA, Mich. — Police say a Dowagiac man on his way to see his sister in Bridgman died in a crash at a Baroda intersection Sunday.
Around 1 p.m. John Franklin Williamson was driving westbound on W. Shawnee Road. Police say Edmundo Montes of Harvey, Illinois was southbound on Hills Road when, not seeing Williamson, he made a left turn onto Shawnee.
Williamson left significant skid marks on the road from his attempt to brake, according to police.
Several passengers in Montes’ vehicle were injured.
Williamson was declared dead upon arrival at Lakeland Hospital.