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Pedestrian Killed In Kalamazoo Crash Identified
A Kalamazoo man who was killed after he was struck by a vehicle has now been identified. According to Kalamazoo Township police, 81-year-old John Simpson had been crossing W. Main St. near Solon on Tuesday, when a westbound vehicle crashed into him;
Year-To-Date Crash Fatalities Down In Michigan
As of December 12, 978 people have died on Michigan's roadways due to crashes in 2017.
The Michigan Department of Transportation says in a release that in the past week there were 18 fatalities; compared to December 12, 2016, the year-to-date number of fatalities was down by 31.
Portage Teen Attempts To Steal Police Car After Sunday Crash
Portage Public Safety Officers had been called to the C Store on Centre Ave. around 7:30am Sunday, to find an unoccupied vehicle that crashed into a gas pump; witnesses said the driver had fled on foot, and officers located the 17-year-old driver a short time later on Angling Rd.
Man Hit By Semi While Walking In Road Left Critically Injured
The Battle Creek Police Department says that they were called to Columbia Ave. near Helmer Rd. around 6:30pm Tuesday, after a man was seen walking away from his car after it had gone off the road. Witnesses said the man had been walking on Helmer Rd, causing cars to swerve around him; shortly after,…
Two Killed In Motorcycle Crash In Comstock Sunday
A crash between a motorcycle and a car Sunday afternoon left two people dead in Comstock.
The crash took place around 12:30pm at the intersection of Sprinkle Rd. and East H Ave; both people on the motorcycle were killed in the crash, while it’s unknown if the driver of the sedan was hurt.
Jackson County Man Arrested After Multi-County Manhunt
The 26-year-old had been wanted in Jackson County, and was believed to have been in Kalamazoo County’s Comstock Township Tuesday afternoon. He was first tracked down to the 5000 block of Savannah Ave, but evaded capture and allegedly broke into three homes in that area, stealing various items…
ATV Crash Kills Portage Businessman October 11
According to his family, 34-year-old Jesse Albrecht died Wednesday; he had been riding an ATV on October 6 in the Houghton Lake Area, when he crashed into a tree head-on. He had been wearing a helmet, but still suffered severe and ultimately fatal injuries.
Portion Of I-94 To Be Named After Fallen Fire Chief In New Bill
On Thursday, Senator Margaret O’Brien of Portage introduced the bill, which would name 6 miles of I-94 between Sprinkle Rd. and Galesburg in honor of Switalski. In a release to her website, Sen. O’Brien says that renaming the highway will not only honor Chief Switalski’s contrib…

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