Newaygo Co. Motor Crash Claims One Life, Another In Hospital

An 18-year-old woman from White Cloud died after a crash in Newaygo County on Thursday evening.

The Newaygo County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to 8th Street near Thornapple Avenue in Everett Township around 4:45 p.m. for a single vehicle crash.

After arriving on scene, Deputies found that the driver of the pickup truck crossed the centerline and struck a tree.

The driver of the pickup truck was identified as an 18-year-old female and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The passenger of the pickup truck was identified as a 14-year-old female from Indiana. Deputies say she was transported by ambulance to Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids with non-life-threatening injuries.

The Sheriff’s Office says the accident remains under investigation.