1 killed in head-on crash with garbage truck near Newaygo


GARFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A Howard City man was killed when his car collided with a garbage truck west of Newaygo Monday morning.

The crash happened around 9:40 a.m. on S. Bingham Avenue near W. 80th Street in Garfield Township.

The Newaygo County Sheriff’s Office says the northbound car crossed the centerline and hit the southbound truck head-on.

The driver of the car, a 30-year-old man, died at the scene. His name was not immediately released.

The driver of the garbage truck, a 45-year-old Muskegon man, and his passenger, a 63-year-old, weren’t hurt.

A stretch of Bingham Avenue was shut down while emergency responders were on the scene.

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