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Hastings woman killed in head-on crash Wednesday

A 27-year-old Hastings woman died in a head-on crash Wednesday between Hastings and Middleville.

The collision occurred at approximately 9:15 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, on West State Road near Grange Road in Irving Township, according to a press release issued Wednesday afternoon by the Michigan State Police. 

One driver, a 20-year-old male, was taken to Metro Hospital in Kent County with serious injuries. The other driver, a 27-year-old female from Hastings, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Names were not being released, pending notification of next of kin.

Initial investigation showed that the deceased driver appears to have crossed the centerline. Neither driver was wearing a seat belt. Troopers do not believe alcohol or drugs contributed to the crash.

State Police Accident Investigators were called to the scene, and the crash remains under investigation.

The State Police were assisted by Barry County Sheriff’s Department, Thornapple Township Emergency Services Fire and Ambulance, and the Barry County Road Commission.



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