Deputies: 1 dead in car crash in Cooper Township

Kalamazoo and Battle Creek
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COOPER TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — The Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office say a man died in a car crash in Cooper Township Tuesday.

Deputies and the Cooper Township Fire Department were dispatched to the crash on East D Avenue near the Kalamazoo River around 8 p.m.

The driver has been identified as 29-year-old Joshua Lecour of Gobles.

Authorities say Lecour was driving eastbound when he crossed the center line and hit a car going westbound. Lecour was taken to a hospital and was pronounced dead.

The driver of the westbound car was also taken to a hospital and was treated and released.

Deputies say they believe speed may have been a factor in the crash.

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