Police say that around 3:20 p.m. Michels was traveling west on Fenner Road, stopped at a stop sign at North Buys Road and then continued into the intersecton. Police said Michels failed to see a northbound Jeep Grand Cherokee going through the intersection.
The vehicles collided in the intersection.
Michels was brought to Hackley Hospital in Muskegon where he was later declared dead. The front seat passenger in his car, Nancy Michels, was also brought to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the Jeep, Lindsay Frazier, and her children went the hospital for non-life threatening injuries.
The Muskegon County Sheriff's Office is still investigating the crash.