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1 Injured in Kent County Crash

Posted at 3:04 AM, Nov 13, 2013
and last updated 2013-11-13 03:04:13-05

rogue riverPLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. — One man suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries after crashing his truck into a tree late Tuesday night.

The accident happened on Rogue River Avenue at around 10:37 p.m.  According to the Kent County Sheriff’s Department, 22-year-old Michael Wellman lost control of his 1975 Chevrolet Suburban while going around a curve.  The truck smashed into a tree, pinning Wellman in the vehicle.

Once crews extricated him from the truck, Wellman was rushed to the hospital with serious injuries.  He was not wearing a seat belt.