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.