2 dead in Newaygo County in hit-and-run crash


CROTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Authorities say two people have died in a hit-and-run crash in Newaygo County.

It happened around 3:45 p.m. Saturday on East 56th Street near Newcosta Avenue in Croton Township, near Howard City.

Investigators say a vehicle went into oncoming traffic, killing the two motorcycle riders — a 63-year-old Newaygo man and a 61-year-old Newaygo woman.

The suspect vehicle is missing a passenger side mirror. It’s believed the car had damage to the passenger side of the car as well, according to the Michigan State Police.

Anyone with information is asked to call the MSP Hart Post at 231.873.2171 or Newaygo County dispatch at 231.689.5288.

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