Teen killed in Coopersville-area crash

Ottawa County deputies said a 17-year-old girl was killed late Monday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash southeast of Coopersville. Investigators said the girl was driving east on Garfield Street when she ran the stop sign at 48th Avenue at around 5:30 p.m. A van going south on 48th Avenue ran into the driver's side of the girl's car. The Aero Med ambulance helicopter was put on standby to respond to the crash, but the girl was pronounced dead at the scene.
Jul 19, 2011


The man driving the van suffered back and neck injuries, police said, and was taken to a Grand Rapids hospital for treatment.

The names of the girl who died and the driver of the van have not been released.


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