Update Saturday 6:15 a.m.

Police have released the name of the woman killed in the crash Friday afternoon on 148th Avenue in Spring Lake Township.

Jennylynn Carletto, 60, of Muskegon, was pronounced dead at the crash scene. She was driving a 2009 Ford Escape.

The name of the driver of the 2003 Dodge pickup truck, age 28, of Spring Lake Township, is not being released pending the crash investigation. He was not injured, but "was cleared medically at North Ottawa Community Hospital," according to Sgt. Brian Buter of the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office.

Update: Friday 4:18 p.m.:

The Ottawa County Sheriff's Office reported at 4:08 p.m. that the on-scene investigation is complete and 148th Avenue has been reopened.

Police say they are still working on notification to the family of the deceased.

Original story:

Police have confirmed one person has died as the result of injuries suffered in a near head-on crash on 148th Avenue in Spring Lake Township. 

The crash occurred between Farmwood Court and Lori Lane, north of State Road, shortly after 1 p.m. Friday. 

According to Capt. John Wolffis of the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office, a pickup truck traveling south on 148th Avenue crossed the center line and struck an oncoming SUV. 

Wolffis confirmed the female driver of the SUV died in the crash.

The pickup truck continued approximately a quarter of a mile before leaving the road, traveling through a couple yards and coming to a stop next to a residence. The driver of the truck was able to exit the vehicle without assistance. 

There were no passengers in either vehicle. 

Wolffis said speed was a factor and the crash remains under investigation.

148th Avenue is closed from Farmwood Court to State Road, and will remained closed for several hours, according to police.

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I live on 148th and cars travel at a vary high rate of speed,vary seldom do I see it patroled

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