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Woman pinned, dies in Crockery Township crash

Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office
Posted at 3:42 PM, Apr 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-07 19:34:32-04

CROCKERY TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Authorities responded to a crash involving two vehicles east of 144th Avenue on Cleveland Street in Crockery Township this afternoon, according to the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office.

We’re told a 76-year-old man from Chesterfield was driving east on Cleveland Street in a 2021 Ford Edge when it attempted to pass another vehicle. The sheriff’s office says he then collided head-on with a westbound Honda CRV driven by a 51-year-old woman from Spring Lake.

The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office says the man suffered serious injuries, while the woman, who was reportedly pinned inside her vehicle, was critically injured in the crash. We’re told both drivers were taken to the hospital following the incident.

The 51-year-old woman later died of her injuries, authorities say.

We're told Cleveland Street was shut down while investigations were conducted but has since reopened.

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