18-year-old driver killed in crash in Decatur Township
An 18-year-old died as a result of injuries sustained in a crash in Decatur Township on Saturday.
The Van Buren County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call about a single vehicle accident on 36th Street, just north of 96th Avenue.
When emergency responders arrived, they located a heavily damaged Chevy HHR.
Both the 18-year-old driver and 15-year-old passenger had to be extricated from the vehicle.
The 18-year-old was flown Bronson Hospital in Kalamazoo.
The passenger was transported by ambulance to Bronson Hospital.
The sheriff's office says the 18-year-old driver died from his injuries.
If you have any information about this crash, contact the Van Buren County Sheriff's Office at 269-657-3101. Callers may also contact Silent Observer to remain anonymous or submit a tip via text message to “CRIMES” (274637) with the keyword VBCTIP.