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Crash in Newaygo Thursday night kills 2, leaves 5 injured

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Posted at 10:24 AM, Aug 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-21 10:24:13-04

SHERIDAN TWP., — A crash that occurred on Thursday night in Newaygo County killed both drivers.

The crash happened just before 8 p.m. yesterday at the intersection of Maple Island Road and West 80th Street, Sheridan Township, in Newaygo County.

Initial investigation from the Michigan State Police (MSP) Rockford Post showed that a Jeep traveling west bound on 80th, disregarded the stop sign and crashed into a GMC pickup traveling north on Maple Island Road.

The driver of the Jeep, a 35-year-old Kent City woman, was pronounced dead on scene.

Three passengers in the Jeep were transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the GMC, a 65-year-old Fremont man, was transported to the hospital and was later pronounced dead.

The two passengers in the GMC were transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and are expected to recover.

The crash remains under investigation by the MSP Rockford Post.