MSP: Man killed in crash near Comstock Park

Kent County

The scene of a fatal car crash in Alpine Township. (Feb. 18, 2020)

ALPINE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A man was killed in a crash in Kent County Tuesday.

The deadly crash happened around 8:05 p.m. on Alpine Avenue NW near 7 Mile Road NW in Alpine Township.

A 52-year-old Comstock Park man was heading westbound on 7 Mile Road when he went through intersection was struck by northbound vehicle, driven by 38-year-old woman.

The man was pinned inside his vehicle and later pronounced dead at the scene.

The scene of a fatal car crash in Alpine Township. (Feb. 18, 2020)

Northbound Alpine Avenue NW was closed at Vinton Avenue NW, but it is back open as of 1:30 a.m. Wednesday. There was another closure on southbound Alpine Avenue NW at 8 Mile Road NW but it has since reopened.

Authorities do not believe drugs or alcohol were a factor in the crash, which remains under investigation.

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