90-Year-Old Killed in Golf Cart Crash Near Hastings Country Club

Posted at 10:27 AM, Jul 10, 2014
and last updated 2014-07-10 13:20:08-04


The driver of the golf cart has been identified as RICHARD A BEDUHN, 90 years old, of Hastings. The driver of the northbound vehicle has been identified as KENNETH WAYNE SMITH , 73 yrs old, of Hastings. Bedhun  was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident and there was no indication of speed or alcohol being involved.  The investigation continues and will be forwarded to the Barry County Prosecutor for review.


HASTINGS, Mich. (July 10, 2014) —  A 90-year-old man was killed Thursday after a two-vehicle crash involving a golf cart and a car.

The crash was reported just before 9 a.m.  near the intersection of M-43 at Woodlawn Avenue.

Hastings Police say the man was attempting to cross M-43 in his golf cart to get to Hastings Country Club.  He was struck by a northbound vehicle.

Northbound M-43 has been reopened.