1 Dead in Car-Train Crash in Ionia Co.

Posted at 8:31 PM, Aug 19, 2013
and last updated 2013-08-20 08:59:24-04

train vs car ionia.jpgLAKE ODESSA, Mich. — One person is dead after a car-train crash in southern Ionia County Monday night.

According to Michigan State Police, reports show that the victim is 20-year-old Michael Cole of Portland.

Ionia County Central Dispatch says that the crash happened at around 8 p.m. Monday night behind the McDonald’s located at 1435 E. Jordan Lake Street in Lake Odessa.

MSP says that an eastbound train hit Cole’s vehicle, which was headed northbound on Jordan Lake Road.

MSP from the Lakeview Post are investigating.