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Driver killed in Barry County crash ID'd

Posted at 3:48 PM, Jan 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-29 15:48:11-05

BALTIMORE TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Authorities have identified a man who was killed Tuesday in a head-on crash south of Hastings.

The crash happened on M-37 at Whiskey Run drive in Baltimore Township. Authorities said 49-year-old Keith Stearns was going north on M-37 when he crossed the center line and caused a head-on crash.

Stearns was pronounced dead at the scene. A 20-year-old woman and 4-year-old child were taken to an area hospital by ambulance.

Investigators haven’t said what caused Stearns to cross into oncoming traffic.