1 killed in head-on crash on Belding Road

A road closure on M-33 in Belding after a fatal crash on April 8, 2016.

GRATTAN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Authorities have closed a portion of Belding Road in Kent County due to a fatal crash between a car and a semi-truck towing a piece of construction equipment.

The crash happened before noon Friday in Grattan Township on Belding Road (M-44) between Tiffany Avenue and Gavin Lake Avenue.

Witnesses told police that a car headed west on Belding Road drifted towards the right, hit a rumble strip, drifted back and then crossed the center line, hitting the semi-truck head on, Michigan State Police told 24 Hour News 8.

The driver of the vehicle, who police have not yet identified, was killed in the crash. The driver of the semi-truck was not injured.

It’s unclear when the Belding Road will reopen.

24 Hour News 8 has a crew on the scene. Check back with woodtv.com for further updates.

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