Lapeer County head-on collision kills one, injures another

One has died and another seriously injured after a head on collision near Mayville yesterday morning. The Lapeer County Sheirff’s Department tells WPHM a car operated by a 23 year old Millington man was traveling east on Millington Road around 5:15am Thursday when he entered the oncoming lane of traffic to pass another vehicle. The section of road was marked as a no passing zone due to a hill and the man was struck head on by an oncoming car driven by a 32 year old man from Clifford. Kevin Newbegin, driver of the oncoming car, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the passing car was taken to an area hospital where he is in serious condition. Investigations are ongoing.