On March 30, 2020 at approximately 9:37 am, Deputies from the Newaygo County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to S Bingham Ave near W 80th St, Garfield Township on a report of a head on crash.
Upon arrival on scene Deputies found that a passenger car was heading southbound on S Bingham Ave, crossed over the centerline and struck a garbage truck heading northbound.
The driver of the passenger car was identified as a 30 year old male from Howard City. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the garbage truck was identified as a 45 year old male from Muskegon. He and his 63 year old passenger was uninjured.
The accident remains under investigation by the Newaygo County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies were assisted at the scene by the Michigan State Police, Newaygo Fire Department and Life EMS.