ALGOMA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Authorities are investigating after a deadly single-vehicle crash on US-131 in Kent County early Wednesday morning.
It happened around 3:30 a.m. on northbound US-131 north of 14 Mile Road in Algoma Township, between Cedar Springs and Rockford.
Michigan State Police said a 24-year-old Cedar Springs man was heading north on US-131 when he lost control of his pickup truck, went off the road and struck several trees. He was airlifted to the hospital where he later died.
Authorities have not released his name.
State police believe alcohol is a factor in the crash, which remains under investigation.
The northbound lanes of US-131 at 14 Mile Road were closed for an hour, but have since reopened.