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2 deadly accidents due to slippery roads

Jan 22nd, 2013 - Local News

West Michigan police say a 55-year-old Howard City woman has been killed in a head-on collision in Reynolds Township.

Police say the 64-year-old male driver of a Honda CRV had been southbound on Federal Highway in Montcalm County about 10:30 p.m. Monday when he crossed the center line and struck a northbound Pontiac Montana being driven by the female victim. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

The male driver was being treated at a hospital for serious injuries.

Neither driver was wearing a seatbelt. Alcohol was not a factor in the crash.

Identities of both drivers had not been released, pending notification of the woman's family.

An investigation is ongoing.

A Mecosta County drivers died after veering off the road and hitting a tree. Around 5:45 p.m., deputies were dispatched to a one-vehicle accident on 85th Avenue in Hilton Township. The driver, 54-eeh vehicle but conscious. Ketchum later died as a result of his injuries.

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