GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Authorities say a man was killed and another injured in a two-car crash in northeast Grand Rapids Thursday morning.
The Grand Rapids Police Department said the crash happened around 4:30 a.m. Thursday on Maryland Avenue NE over I-196.
Investigators believe a 27-year-old man was driving on Maryland when he crossed the center line, hitting the 65-year-old man’s vehicle.
The 65-year-old man, whose name was not released, died at the scene, according to a GRPD news release.
The release said that the 27-year-old man was taken to the hospital, where he is listed in critical but stable condition.
The police department said investigators believe speed is a factor in the crash and working to determine what caused the driver to cross the center line.
Anyone with information is asked to call Sgt. Frank Barthel at 616.456.3771, Officer Anthony Bailey at 616.456.3938 or Officer Alex Thompson at 616.456.4513.
Maryland Avenue NE was closed for several hours while authorities investigated and worked to clear the scene. It has since reopened.