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Muskegon woman dies in US-31 crash involving school bus in Spring Lake Township

Ottawa County sheriff 06242023
Posted at 5:52 PM, Mar 22, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-22 19:24:38-04

OTTAWA COUNTY, Mich. — A Muskegon woman is dead following a crash involving a school bus on US-31 in Spring Lake Township Tuesday afternoon.

The Ottawa County Sheriff's Office says a Grand Haven Area School District school bus was traveling south before being struck from behind by a blue Honda driven by a 47-year-old Muskegon woman.

No children were on the school bus and with no injuries to the driver. However, the driver of the Honda sustained fatal injuries, deputies say.

Dispatchers say the crash closed the southbound lanes at Taft Road until the road reopened around 7:15 p.m.

Authorities are conducting an ongoing investigation into the crash and urge those with relevant information to contact the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office (616) 738-4000 or Ottawa County Central Dispatch (800) 249-0911.

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