Man dies from injuries in Ottawa Co. crash

TALLMADGE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A Grand Rapids man died in the hospital following a two-vehicle crash in Ottawa County.

The crash happened on Ironwood Drive and Johnson Street in Tallmadge Township around 2:45 p.m. Thursday.

Deputies said James Felty, 79, was traveling westbound on Johnson Street when he drove through a stop sign at Ironwood Drive and was hit by a southbound vehicle driven by an 18-year-old man from Walker.

Felty was taken to a hospital in critical condition. Police said he died Thursday night from his injuries. He was not wearing a seat belt, according to police.

The driver of the second vehicle was not injured. However his passenger, a 15-year-old girl from Walker, was taken to the hospital in stable condition.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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