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Man killed in Oakfield Twp. crash

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An Edmore man died Thursday evening in a two-vehicle crash in Oakfield Township.

According to the Kent County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to the head-on crash just before 11 p.m. on Thursday, February 24, on Lincoln Lake Avenue, just south of 16 Mile Rd.

According to police, the 32-year-old Edmore man was traveling northbound on Lincoln Lake, when his vehicle struck a southbound vehicle being driven by a 55-year-old man from Rockford.

The Edmore man was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The Rockford man and his passenger, a 77-year-old Rockford woman, both suffered serious injuries and were transported to the hospital for treatment.

No citations have been issued at this time and crash investigators are continuing to piece together what happened leading up to the crash.  Any other contributing factors are unknown at this time. 

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Police seek robbery suspect


N-Police-Seek-robbery-suspeN-Police-Seek-robbery-sus2Montcalm County Sheriffs Deputies are looking for the man who robbed the Chemical Bank in Edmore on Saturday, March 30.

According to police, the robbery occurred about 10:40 a.m. in downtown Edmore (about 40 miles northeast of Cedar Springs). A lone man reportedly entered the bank and presented a note to one of the tellers demanding money. The robber implied he had a weapon, but no weapon was seen. The man left the bank, on foot, with an undisclosed amount of money.

The man is described as a white male in his late 30s or early 40s, about 5’6” to 5’8”, 160-175 pounds, with short dark hair and gray goatee. He was wearing a dark zippered jacket, dark crew neck t-shirt and dark pants, and dark sunglasses.

Anyone with information on this robbery is asked to call the Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office at 989.831.5253 or Silent Observer at 616.454.9110.

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