Two people were killed and one injured in a head-on crash Thursday morning between a Honda and a Ford Escape on Red Arrow Highway in Van Buren County, according to Michigan State Police. The Honda passenger, a 91-year-old woman, and driver, a 66-year-old man, both died. The driver of a Ford Escape, a 70-year-old man, was taken to the hospital as is listed in stable condition. All three victims, whose names have not yet been released, were wearing seat belts when the wreck occurred. Anyone who saw the crash is being asked to call Michigan State Police at 269.657.5551.
Bryan Bowker New Mexico, to test the aircraft before he purchased it. His first takeoff was successful, but the second time he took off, the aircraft went to the right and crashed, according to authorities on scene. Bowker’s wife was watching from the ground he crashed, along with the couple who were selling the aircraft.
The modified float is a a 1960s Dodge truck converted to look like a train. The parade float involved in the accident is from La Societe des Quarente Hommes et Huit Chevaux, or The Society of 40 Men and 8 Horses, Lapeer Chapter. The Society of 40 Men and 8 Horses is well known around mid-Michigan for bringing the train-style floats to parades. According to the organization's website, during WWI, French railroad boxcars carried U.S. troops to battle. The boxcars, which held either 40 men or eight horses were painted with "40/8" on them.
GILMORE TOWNSHIP, MI — A 31-year-old Weidman man is dead after the car he was riding in and a semitrailer collided in Isabella County, police report.
The Michigan State Police are investigating the fatal traffic crash that happened at 8:17 p.m Tuesday, July 22, near the intersection of West Coleman and North Littlefield in Isabella County's Gilmore Township.
Authorities say a 15-year-old driver and his mother are dead following a crash involving a tanker truck hauling milk in St. Clair County.
The sheriff’s department says Jarrod Robert Smith, who had a learner’s permit, was driving an SUV around 3:30 p.m. Thursday in Burtchville Township when he stopped at an intersection and turned left into the path of the semi.
The department says the Wixom boy and his 52-year-old mother, Karen Kay Smith, died.