Man killed in crash on 13 Mile near Rockford

Kent County
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ALGOMA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — One person was killed in a crash northwest of Rockford Wednesday.

It happened around 2:45 p.m. on 13 Mile Road and Pine Island Drive in Algoma Township. The Kent County Sheriff’s Department says a car turning from eastbound 13 Mile onto northbound Pine Island hit a van. The van rolled several times, landing in a ditch.

The driver of the van, 49-year-old Todd Carlson of Casnovia, was pinned in and died at the scene.

The driver of the car, a 58-year-old Wyoming woman, and her passengers, two girls ages 5 and 8, were all hospitalized. Their injuries are not considered life-threatening.

Eastbound 13 Mile Road was closed to traffic as authorities worked the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.

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