Hudsonville Man Killed when ORV Hits Fallen Tree in Allegan State Game Area

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ALLEGAN, MI – On Saturday July 7th 2018, at approximately 10:13 pm, Allegan County Central Dispatch received a call with an ORV crash involving a subject who sustained an injury from a fallen tree. 

Allegan County Sheriff Deputies, Michigan State Police, and Hamilton Fire Department responded to the Allegan State Game area off 47th St in Heath Township.  Approximately a half mile in the state game area first responders found an ORV that had collided with a fallen tree on a trail.  A 27 year old Hudsonville man who was a passenger on the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Alcohol was found to be a contributing factor to the incident. 

Names of the victim and subjects involved will not be available pending contact with next of kin and further investigation.

The investigation will be turned over to the Allegan County Prosecutors Office for their review.

The Allegan County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by Michigan State Police, Hamilton Fire Department, Graafschap Fire Department, and Holland AMR.

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