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One Dead, Another Injured in Robinson Township Crash

Posted at 5:00 AM, Jul 03, 2013
and last updated 2013-07-03 05:18:32-04

ROBINSON TOWNSHIP, Mich. — One person is dead and another is injured after multiple vehicles crashed in Ottawa County’s Robinson Township Monday night.

The accident happened at 104th Avenue and Osborn Street at approximately 9:25 p.m., according to the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department.

Witnesses told FOX 17 a silver van westbound on Osborn Street failed to obey a stop sign and hit a black pickup. The van went airborne, and both vehicles came to rest in the trees.

The passenger in the van, Betty Beaver, 78, died. The driver, Carl Beaver, was injured. Both were pinned in the van for a while. The couple live in Pennsylvania.

The driver of the pickup, a 52-year-old West Olive man, suffered minor injuries.

Everyone in the crash were wearing seatbelts.