Deputies ID woman killed in crash near Kent City

Sparta Township, Fruit Ridge Avenue, 15 Mile Road, car crash
The scene of a crash on Fruit Ridge Avenue at 15 Mile Road, south of Kent City. (Feb. 16, 2017)

SPARTA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash south of Kent City on Thursday night.

Deputies say a Jeep was traveling east on 15 Mile Road when it ran a stop sign at Fruit Ridge Avenue NW in Sparta Township and was hit by a southbound truck.

The driver of the Jeep, identified as 65-year-old Deborah Dexter of Newaygo, died on scene.

A 2-year-old was also in the Jeep at the time of the crash and suffered minor injuries, according to deputies.

The driver of the truck, 22-year-old Andrew Duffy of Kent City, also sustained minor injuries.

Deputies don’t believe alcohol was a factor. The crash remains under investigation.