1 injured in crash at Kent Co. cemetery; headstones damaged

Toppled headstones rest on the ground in Alaska Cemetery in Caledonia Township after a May 15, 2017 crash.

CALEDONIA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) –- The Kent County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a crash that injured at least one person and appears to have damaged several headstones at a Caledonia Township cemetery.

Tire tracks appear in Alaska Cemetery following a vehicle crash on May 15, 2017.

Dispatchers got the call at 5:03 a.m. Monday for a crash at Alaska Cemetery, which is where Thornapple River Drive SE dead ends at 68th Street SE.

Dispatchers say a vehicle hit a tree; tire tracks could also be seen near several damaged headstones.

The driver was taken to a nearby hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening, according to authorities.