GAINES TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A man died and another was critically injured in a crash near Cutlerville Wednesday.
It happened around 8:40 p.m. on Kalamazoo Avenue at Crystal Springs Boulevard in Gaines Township, the Kent County Sheriff’s Office said in a release. It said a southbound SUV crossed over the center turn lane and hit northbound SUV.
They hit head-on, the Dutton Fire Department said in a Facebook post.
The driver of the southbound vehicle, a 42-year-old man from Caledonia, was pronounced dead at the scene, authorities say.
The other driver, a 29-year-old man from Alto, had to be extricated, officials say. The sheriff’s office said he was brought to a local hospital in critical condition.
Authorities have not released their names.
No one else was involved in the crash.
Kalamazoo Avenue was closed Wednesday evening from 68th Street to 76th Street. The crash remains under investigation.