UPDATE: The Barry County Sheriff's Office has identified the driver of the van who was killed in the crash as 63 year old Susan Sanders of Holt, Michigan. Undersheriff Matt Houchlei said the accident remains under investigation.
A two-vehicle head on crash Thursday, May 17th, at 7:31 a.m. resulted in the death of the driver of one of the vehicles, according to the Barry County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies investigating at the scene on Coats Grove Road east of Woodland Road found that a van traveling eastbound on Coats Grove with an adult and a child collided with a westbound passenger car carrying three people.
The driver of the van was deceased; a four year old child in the van was transported to Helen Devos Children’s Hospital in Grand Rapids, officials said.
Two occupants in the passenger car suffered minor injuries, but were not transported.
Alcohol does not appear to be a factor at this time. The accident remains under investigation.
The name of the deceased is being withheld pending notification of relatives. Coats Grove
Road was closed for a time.
Deputies Robert Fueri and Deputy Jeremiah Kimbel investigated the crash.