Authorities work to ID 1 killed in fiery crash

Allegan County

CASCO TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Authorities say they may know who was killed in a fiery crash in Allegan County, though they are still working to confirm the identity.

The crash happened around 10 p.m. Wednesday near the intersection of Blue Star Highway and 109th Avenue in Casco Township, north of South Haven.

The Allegan County Sheriff’s Office said the vehicle was heading westbound on 109th Avenue when the driver failed to stop at the intersection, hitting a small hill in a wooded area then rolling over.

When authorities arrived on scene, the vehicle was fully engulfed in flames. The driver was burned beyond recognition.

The sheriff’s office put out a request asking for tips as to who the driver may be. On Friday, authorities said they had gotten a call from a family that believed it could be their loved one. The VIN that the family provided matched the one on the burned vehicle.

Officials are still working on a positive identification and say it could take weeks.

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