Fennville woman dies after rear-end crash on US-31 near Grand Haven

Ottawa County

GRAND HAVEN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A woman from Allegan County died from the injuries she sustained in a rear-end crash that temporarily shut down US-31 in Ottawa County on Friday morning.

The 57-year-old woman from Fennville was critically injured in the crash and died on Saturday, according to the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office. Her name was not released.

The crash happened around 6 a.m. in northbound US-31 near Hayes Street in Grand Haven Township. Deputies say the woman was stopped at a red light when a vehicle rear-ended her vehicle.

The woman was taken to a Muskegon hospital for treatment, authorities said. The 19-year-old Covert man driving the other vehicle and his 40-year-old passenger were treated at the scene for injuries deputies say are not life-threatening.

The crash shut down the highway’s northbound lanes for about an hour.

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