Lapeer County head-on crash

One person has passed away, days after a head-on crash in Lapeer County.

The sheriff’s office was called to Van Dyke, north of North Branch Road in Brown City at around 1:27 p.m. on Jan. 30.

Investigators said Kevin Warnick, 30, from Lapeer, was northbound on Van Dyke when witnesses said a “white out” condition occurred due to wind gusts blowing snow across the road.

Deputies said Warnick crossed the center line into the southbound lane, and into the path of a vehicle driven by Zachary Lanctot, 28, from Carsonville; hitting the vehicle head-on.

At last check, Warnick was in serious, but stable condition.

Investigators said Lanctot passed away from his injuries on Feb. 10 in the evening.

Preliminary investigation said the weather conditions and visibility were considered a contributing factor.

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