1 dead when pickup hits semi trailer south of Lowell

LOWELL TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — One person was killed in a crash on Alden Nash Avenue south of Lowell Friday morning.

It happened around 8:15 a.m. at the intersection of Alden Nash and 36th Street in Lowell Township.

The Kent County Sheriff’s Office says the driver of an eastbound pickup truck failed to obey a stop sign and crashed into the trailer of a semi-truck.

The driver of the pickup was pinned in and died at the scene. That person’s name wasn’t immediately released pending notification of family outside Michigan.

The driver of the semi wasn’t hurt.

Deputies said neither drugs nor alcohol are believed to have been involved in the crash.

Both directions of Alden Nash were shut down while emergency responders were on the scene.