Midland County Sheriff’s Deputies are investigating a two vehicle crash that left one driver dead and another with serious injuries.

Deputies say 47 year old Valerie Mears of Lake had been west bound on West Isabella or M-20 near South Lewis in Greendale Township when her car crossed the center line. She struck an on-coming east bound car head on driven by 22 year old Grace Simsack of Clare.

Mears was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash which happened just after 11:20 PM Christmas night. Simsack is being treated at Mid Michigan Medical Center Midland.