ROCKFORD, MI- Troopers from the Grand Rapids Post are investigating a fatal crash that occurred this afternoon, Tuesday July 13th, 2021, on Belding Road near Kitson Drive in Cannon Township, Kent County.
Initial investigation is that a 2000 GMC truck was traveling westbound on Belding Road when it crossed the centerline and struck an eastbound 2018 Acura MDX driven by a 66-year-old male from West Bloomfield and his one-year-old grandchild who was a passenger in the vehicle. The truck overturned and caught fire. The passenger in the vehicle, a 30 -year-old man from Belding was able to get out of the vehicle but the 25-year-old female driver from Belding was pinned in the vehicle and was declared dead at the scene.
The driver and passenger of the Acura were transported to the hospital with minor injuries. The passenger of the truck had non-life-threatening injuries and was also transported to the hospital.
Alcohol and or drugs may be a factor in the crash and the truck had been reported as stolen out of Ionia County the day previous.
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