KENT COUNTY, MI – As of 5:40PM on December 15th, 2020, Law enforcement is on scene of a fatal crash on South Bound US-131 at the Dorr Exit (Exit 68). South Bound traffic is being diverted off of the South Bound Highway at the 100th Street exit in Kent County. This highway is currently shut down for crash reconstruction taking place as well as debris cleanup.
The crash involved a single semi that had been traveling SB. The vehicle ran off the roadway north of the Dorr exit and rolled ejecting its two occupants. One of the occupants was transported from the scene with non life threatening injuries. Life saving measures were attempted on the second occupant however the individual succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased on scene.
The crash is being investigated by the Allegan County Sheriff’s Office reconstruction team and the Michigan State Police Motor Carrier Division.
The ACSO was assisted by the Michigan State Police, Wayland Police Department, Gun Lake Tribal Police Department, Wayland EMS and Dorr FD.