A US Postal Service mail carrier was killed in a fiery crash just north of Plainwell. The crash happened shortly after noon yesterday. A truck collided with a mail carrier vehicle along 10th Street near the Plainwell airport.  The force of the impact drove the postal vehicle off the pavement. It rolled over and ended up in a ditch. It then burst into flames. The unidentified female mail carrier died in the crash.

Sheriff’s Deputies are also withholding the name of the truck driver who was not hurt. Deputies are reviewing the details of crash with the Allegan County Prosecutor’s Office and charges against the pickup driver may be forthcoming.

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