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Two hurt in Tallmadge Township crash

Becky Vargo • Mar 13, 2017 at 12:32 PM

TALLMADGE TWP. — Two drivers were injured when one of them drove through a stop sign and into the path of another vehicle Monday morning in Tallmadge Township, police said.

Emergency crews responded to the crash scene at 5:05 a.m.

Phillip Floyd, 23, of Grand Rapids was pinned inside his 2000 Mercury Villager for an extended period of time before being extricated by Tallmadge Township firefighters, said Sgt. Bob Ruster of the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department.

Floyd was driving north on Eighth Avenue, went through the stop sign at Ironwood Drive, and was hit by a 2011 Chevrolet Silverado driven by 36-year-old Joshua Schneider of Marne.

Ambulances transported both men to Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids. Their conditions were unknown, Ruster said.

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