1 dead after crash southwest of Greenville

Kent County

OAKFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Authorities are looking into what caused a deadly crash in northern Kent County Wednesday morning.

The Kent County Sheriff’s Department says the crash happened on Van Hoose Drive near McMahon Drive in Oakfield Township, southwest of Greenville, just after 6 a.m.

The sheriff’s office says a truck left the road and hit a tree. The driver, a 37-year-old man, died at the scene. His name was not immediately released.

A passenger was taken to the hospital. She is expected to survive.

The road was expected to be blocked off for a few hours while crews investigated.

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