Central Lake man dead following Sunday crash

RICHMOND TWP. — Roger Hibbard, of Central Lake, is dead following a "medical incident" while driving.

According to a press release, deputies with the Osceola County Sheriff's Office were dispatched to a one-vehicle crash just before 4 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 27, on northbound US-131 near US-10 in Richmond Township.

Deputies reported when they arrived they found a white 2017 Ford F150 had went off the road and came to rest against a sign post.

Citizens and responding personnel attempted to revive the driver, but life-saving measures were unsuccessful.

After a preliminary investigation, deputies believe Hibbard, 62, suffered a "medical incident" while driving, resulting in the crash.

The investigation is ongoing and a direct cause of death has not been determined, but police do not believe speed or alcohol were factors.

Deputies were assisted by Osceola County EMS and the Reed City Fire Department.