Man Dies In Kentwood Semi-Car Accident

Posted at 10:44 AM, Feb 16, 2013
and last updated 2013-02-16 23:42:57-05

KENTWOOD, Mich. — A 25-year-old man died when he ran a red light and his vehicle was hit by a semi Saturday morning.

At 2:35 a.m. Saturday, the Kentwood Police Department responded to a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of 44th Street and Broadmoor Avenue (M-37). The investigation showed  that a 25-year-old man was eastbound on 44th Street when he failed to stop for the flashing red light at Broadmoor and was struck by a northbound semi-truck, whose driver was unable to avoid the collision.

The 25-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is being asked to contact the Kentwood Police Department at (616) 698-6580.