S. Division Avenue crash kills moped driver

Kent County

KENTWOOD, Mich. (WOOD) — A crash on S. Division Avenue in Kentwood has killed a moped driver.

It happened just before 2 p.m. Monday on S. Division Avenue between Bellevue and Maplelawn streets, north of 44th Street.

A sergeant with the Kentwood Police Department said a southbound car turned left into a restaurant, in front of a northbound moped.

The moped hit the passenger side door of the car. The rider died at the scene.

Police say the moped rider was not wearing a helmet. Officers are not releasing his name at this time.

The crash closed the northbound lanes of Division Avenue near the scene. The roadway reopened around 4:45 p.m.

Police say the investigation is ongoing.

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