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18-year-old White Cloud woman dies after pickup truck crashes into tree

Newaygo County Sheriff's Office
Posted at 11:31 AM, Jul 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-23 11:31:22-04

EVERETT TOWNSHIP, Mich. — An 18-year-old woman is dead after deputies say she crashed her truck into a tree in Newaygo County.

The deadly crash happened Thursday shortly before 5 p.m. on E. 8th St. near S. Thornapple Ave. in Everett Township.

Newaygo County deputies say the 18-year-old from White Cloud was driving a pickup truck on E. 8th St. when the truck crossed over the center line and hit a tree.

The 18-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

A passenger in the pickup truck, a 14-year-old girl from Indiana, was taken to a Grand Rapids hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Investigators are still trying to figure out what caused the truck to cross the center line and crash.

The name of the victim has not yet been released.