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Man ejected, seriously injured in crash

Tribune Staff • Jul 21, 2015 at 11:13 AM

Ottawa County Sheriff’s deputies said the accident happened at about 8 a.m. at 18th Avenue and Port Sheldon Street in Georgetown Township.

Police said Amy Vandeguchte, 42, of Hudsonville was driving north on 18th Avenue when she failed to stop at a red light. Her vehicle struck the driver’s side of 20-year-old Beau Heimer’s vehicle, which was traveling west on Port Sheldon Street.

Police said Heimer was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from his truck on impact. The truck continued to roll and snapped a utility pole in half.

Vandeguchte was wearing a seat belt, and her 6-year-old passenger was in booster seat, police said. Vandeguchte suffered minor injuries, and her passenger was taken to Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital in Grand Rapids for treatment of minor injuries.

— WZZM-TV contributed to this report.

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