The Kent County Sheriff's Department said the crash happened Wednesday night in Ada Township, near Grand Rapids. Police identified the victim as Jeffery Dykehouse of Grand Rapids.
Police said Steven F. Jones, 61, was held overnight at the Kent County Jail on suspicion of drunken driving, then released. There's no listed phone number for Jones, and he couldn't be reached for comment.
Family members said Jones is from the unincorporated Newaygo County community of Bitely, and stays with a brother and sister-in-law in Ada during the work week.