One Man Dies After Single Vehicle Accident

Posted at 4:27 PM, Oct 13, 2013
and last updated 2013-10-13 16:33:33-04

GOWEN, Mich.- One man is dead after an accident early Sunday morning.

It happened just before 8 a.m. in the 14000 block of Lincoln Lake Avenue. Officers say the pick-up truck was going south when it crossed the center line. The truck then hit a telephone pole, crashed into a fence and hit a tree.

Kent County Sheriff’s Deputies say the victim is Jimmy Scofield, a  58-year-old man from Gowen.

Lincoln Lake from 16 mile to Fargo was closed for over 5 hours, Sunday morning.

Deputies say alcohol was not a factor in the crash. The crash remains under investigation.