Allegan County Central Dispatch received a 911 call at about 4:30 a.m. Thursday morning from a motorist saying they had come upon a crash with a person lying outside of the vehicle. A Plainwell Department of Public Safety Officer arrived on the scene and confirmed that it was a single vehicle fatal crash.
Allegan County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrived and conducted an investigation of the crash. The lone occupant, John Pluymers, 53, of Delton, was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Deputies report the Pluymers vehicle was west bound on 106th Avenue east of 4th street in Gun Plain Township when it left the roadway and crashed into a group of trees, overturning several times and coming to rest against a tree. The crash remains under investigation by the sheriff’s office.
Plainwell Department of Public Safety, Gun Plain Township Fire Department and Plainwell EMS assisted sheriff’s office deputies.