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Alto man dies after crashing snowmobile into tree in Kent County

Kent County Sheriff’s Office Patch
Posted at 11:05 AM, Feb 03, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-03 11:05:35-05

BOWNE TOWNSHIP, Mich. — An Alto man is dead after deputies say he crashed his snowmobile into a tree.

The deadly crash happened around 2:44 a.m. Thursday along Coldwater Avenue SE in Bowne Township.

The Kent County Sheriff’s Office says a 39-year-old Alto man crashed his snowmobile into a tree. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Deputies say a second snowmobile, driven by a 31-year-old Middleville man also crashed. The driver was arrested for operating while intoxicated.

Deputies say alcohol is believed to be a factor in both crashes.