1 dead after car hits semi in Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo and Battle Creek
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KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) — One person died following a crash involving a car and semi-truck in Kalamazoo Wednesday.

It happened around 6:45 p.m. in the 3800 block of Stadium Drive, east of US-131.

The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety says a passenger car hit the back of a semi car carrier. The driver of the car went into cardiac arrest. First responders tried to save him, but he died.

The driver was identified Thursday as 28-year-old Kevin AJ Alleshouse of White Pigeon.

One lane in both directions was shut down while emergency responders were on the scene.

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