COURTLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — One person was killed in a single-car crash east of Rockford on Tuesday afternoon.
The crash happened around 2:20 p.m. in the 5600 block of 10 Mile Road, near Rum Creek in Courtland Township.
The Kent County Sheriff’s Department says that 76-year-old William Billings of Rockford was headed east when he lost control of his 2006 Mitsubishi Galant.
The car spun, hitting and snapping a wooden power pole.
Billings did not survive.
Power was out in the area for about an hour following the crash, but was restored before 4:30 p.m.
The crash remains under investigation.