Categories: NW Michigan

Fatal Traffic Crash Claims Life of One in Kent County

PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP, MI – Troopers from the Michigan State Police Rockford Post are investigating a fatal traffic crash that occurred on Saturday February 15th, 2020, at 3:59 AM.

The crash occurred on northbound US-131 north of 6 Mile Rd. in Plainfield Township. After the preliminary investigation it was determined that only one vehicle was involved. A Chevrolet Cruze which had been reported as driving recklessly shortly before the crash, ran off the roadway and overturned multiple times. The vehicle was occupied only by the driver who was pronounced dead at the scene.

Michigan State Police Rockford Post personnel were assisted by Plainfield Township Fire Department,
and L.I.F.E. EMS.

Alcohol is believed to be a factor in the crash.

Plainfield Township is located just northeast of Grand Rapids.

No further information is available at this time. Please check back for updates.

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