Girl, 14, dies in pile-up crash in Allegan County

A 14-year-old girl died Sunday morning when the car she was riding in was struck by a car trying to swerve out of the way of another accident. The Allegan County Sheriff's Department said the crash happened on 30th Street, south of 122nd Avenue, in Allegan Township.
Sep 26, 2011


The first accident occurred when a driver lost control in the southbound lane of 30th Street, drove off the road and struck a tree. When the car behind stopped to help, another car traveling south on 30th swerved to miss the accident, lost control and crossed into the northbound lane, hitting another car on the passenger side.

The girl was in the passenger seat and died from her injuries at Allegan General Hospital.

The drivers of the other cars were taken to area hospitals in fair condition.


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