Authorities ID woman killed in head-on crash in Portage


PORTAGE, Mich. (WOOD) — Portage Department of Public Safety officers say a woman was killed in a head-on crash that also sent a man to the hospital.

The crash happened at 3:08 p.m. Wednesday in the 9100 block of South Sprinkle Road.

Investigators say a northbound pickup truck collided with a southbound SUV. The driver of the SUV, 42-year-old Joy Williams of Plainwell, died at the scene. A 74-year-old Three Rivers man was taken to an area hospital with critical injuries.  He’s since been upgraded to fair condition.

The crash is under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call Portage Public Safety at 269.329.4567 or Silent Observer at 269.343.2100.

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