2 ejected, killed in Muskegon County crash

Dalton Township
A Nov. 6, 2017 photo of the deadly crash scene on Holton Road in Dalton Township.

DALTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Two people were killed in a crash involving an SUV and box truck northeast of Muskegon Monday morning.

The crash happened around 11:40 a.m. near the intersection of Holton and Rich roads in Dalton Township.

The Muskegon County Sheriff’s Office said a southbound Chevrolet Tahoe crossed the centerline and hit the northbound box truck.

Two of the people in the Tahoe were thrown from the vehicle; both died at the scene. A third person in the Tahoe was rushed to Hackley Hospital in critical condition.

The driver of the box truck was not seriously hurt and was cooperating with investigators.

The sheriff’s office did not release the names of any of the people involved in a Monday evening release.

Authorities closed Holton Road between Beattie and Rich roads for more than six hours while they were on scene investigating and cleaning up.