1 killed in head-on crash near Coopersville

Ottawa County
Polkton Township crash

Authorities on scene of a deadly crash in Polkton Township Friday, July 12, 2019.

POLKTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — One person is dead after a head-on crash near Coopersville.

The crash happened 4:19 a.m. Friday on 68th Avenue between Garfield and Arthur streets in Polkton Township.

The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office said the preliminary investigation shows the pickup truck was heading southbound on 68th Avenue when it into oncoming traffic, hitting the semi-truck.  

The driver of the pickup truck, a 40-year-old Norton Shores man, was killed.

The semi-truck driver, a 22-year-old Twin Lake man, was treated at the scene for minor injuries, according to deputies on scene.

The road was closed for nearly five hours, but has since reopened.

The crash remains under investigation.

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