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Man injured in 2-car crash

Tribune Staff • Jul 21, 2015 at 1:22 PM

Police said Wayne Martinez of Muskegon had stopped for the stop sign on southbound 148th Avenue at Leonard Road, then pulled his 2009 Chrysler Sebring into the path of a 1998 Jeep Cherokee heading east on Leonard at about 11:30 a.m. Both cars crashed into the stop sign after the initial impact.

Martinez, 41, was taken to North Ottawa Community Hospital by ambulance. His condition was not known at press time.

The driver of the Cherokee, 22-year-old DeLaine Rae Vanderlaan of Spring Lake, and a passenger in her SUV, a 7-month-old girl, were not injured, according to Sgt. Steve Austin of the Ottawa County Sheriff's Department.

Austin said Martinez was cited for failing to yield, while Vanderlaan was cited for driving with a suspended license.

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