MSP: 1 dead in Barry County crash

THORNAPPLE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Michigan State Police say one person is dead after a fatal crash in Barry County.

The two-vehicle crash happened around 9:15 a.m. Wednesday at W. State and Grange roads in Middleville.

One driver, a 20-year-old man, was taken to a hospital with serious injuries, police say.

The other driver, 27-year-old Cassandra Leeann Simmons of Hastings, died at the scene, according to MSP.

Troopers say it appears the deceased driver crossed the centerline. Both drivers were not wearing seat belts, police say.

Investigators say alcohol or drugs do not appear to have contributed to the crash.