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Alcohol, Speed both Factors in Deadly Crash

Posted at 4:56 AM, Jun 09, 2014
and last updated 2014-06-09 04:56:08-04

KENT COUNTY, Mich. (June 9, 2014) — Alcohol and speed both likely played a role in a crash that left one man dead on Sunday night, according to police.

The crash happened at around 11:00 p.m. on Ashley Avenue in Grattan Township.  The driver, described as a 40-year-old man from Belding, lost control of his vehicle and struck a tree.  He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say he was not wearing his seat belt, and both alcohol and speed were likely factors in this crash.