One man dead after a two vehicle crash in Wyoming

Posted at 10:47 AM, Sep 14, 2014
and last updated 2014-09-14 14:06:51-04

WYOMING, Mich. – A 19-year-old Wyoming man has died following a two vehicle crash Saturday evening in Wyoming.

According to the Wyoming Police Department, the crash happened around 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of 44th Street and Burlingame Avenue SW. Officers state that a Jeep driven by a 22-year-old man from Jenison ran the red light at the intersection and struck a Toyota.

The driver of the Toyota, a 19-year-old man from Wyoming, and his passenger, an 18-year-old man from Wyoming, were pinned in the Toyota and had to be extricated by the Wyoming Fire Department. Both were taken to a Grand Rapids hospital for treatment, but the driver passed away Sunday morning, according to the Wyoming Police Department. The passenger sustained non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the Jeep was not injured in the crash.

Officers do not believe that alcohol was a factor.

The crash remains under investigation by the Wyoming Police Department.