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Marne resident critical after early morning crash

Becky Vargo • Jul 8, 2018 at 12:18 PM

WRIGHT TWP. — A 24-year-old Marne resident was seriously injured in a crash early Sunday morning on Arthur Street east of 48th Avenue.

The victim was driving west on Arthur at about 12:45 a.m., when the 1998 Saturn he/she was driving went off the road and struck a tree, said Sgt. Jay Douglas of the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office. The victim’s name was withheld pending possible charges.

The victim was pinned inside the vehicle and was extricated by Wright-Tallmadge firefighters. Coopersville-Polkton Fire Rescue also assisted at the scene.

Life Ambulance transported the victim to Spectrum Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids, where the victim was in critical condition, Douglas said.

Alcohol was a factor in the crash, he said.

The crash remains under investigation.

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