Car hits tree in rural Mecosta Co.; 1 dead

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DEERFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — One person was killed in a crash east of Morley Wednesday afternoon.

It happened around 12:15 p.m. on 125th Avenue near Jefferson Road in rural Deerfield Township.

The Mecosta County Sheriff’s Office says a northbound vehicle left the road and hit a tree. The driver was thrown from the car and died on the scene.

The driver’s name wasn’t released later Wednesday, but authorities said he was a 37-year-old from Greenville.

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