POLKTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — One person is dead following a crash on I-96 near Coopersville Wednesday morning, according to the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office.
At 9:54 a.m., deputies responded to a report of a crash westbound on I-96 west of 68th Avenue in Polkton Township.
An investigation revealed that a car driving west on I-96 was hit from behind by another vehicle, causing it to go off of the road and turn over.
The 30-year-old driver was pinned in the vehicle. After Polkton and Allendale firefighters got the driver out, the driver was was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver and passenger from the other vehicle were unharmed.
Westbound I-96 was closed after 68th Avenue, exit 16, during investigation and cleanup.