GRANDVILLE, Mich. (AP) - Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. flags lowered in honor of U.S. Navy SEAL who was among 11 people killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan.
The order is in effect for Thursday, the same day as a funeral for 27-year-old Petty Officer David J. Warsen of Kentwood.
The service is at Mars Hill Bible Church in Grandville, near Grand Rapids.
Warsen died Aug. 16 along with six other Americans and four Afghans when a Black Hawk helicopter crashed northeast of Kandahar.
Warsen was a special warfare operator based in California. He was an East Kentwood High School graduate.
24 Hour News 8 is honoring a request of privacy during the funeral for Petty Officer Warsen.
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It might be December but that is not stopping some people from "hanging 10" in Michigan.
A driver escaped safely after its vehicle crashed into the Grand River in Ottawa County Friday morning.
We get a brief break from the "lake-effect machine" Friday.