Two people died and two others were injured in a two-car crash in Mecosta Township Saturday.
According to the Michigan State Police of Mount Pleasant, a 1997 GMC Jimmy traveling eastbound on 8 Mile Road failed to stop or yield at a stop sign and was struck by a 2005 Ford Ranger traveling north on Northland Drive.
The driver was identified as an 18-year-old man from Wyoming, MI, who was transported by Mecosta County EMS to Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids, due to his serious injuries. The passengers were identified as an 18-year-old Wyoming, MI man, and a 22-year-old man from Coopersville, MI. Both were pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the Ford Ranger, a 31-year-old man from Cedar Springs, was transported to Spectrum Health Big Rapids Campus by Mecosta County EMS with non-life threatening injuries. This crash is still under investigation.
Troopers were assisted at the scene by the Mecosta County Sheriff’s Deputies, Mecosta County Advanced Life Support, Mecosta/Austin Fire Rescue, Morley Fire Rescue, and Big Rapids towing.