Local teen killed in auto accident

6.19.14:  Grand Rapids teen killed after car crosses center line 

 

A local teen was killed and another person was hospitalized after a crash in Tallmadge Township Wednesday night.

 

The crash occurred along 8th Avenue near I-96 in eastern Ottawa County.

 

Police say that a 17-year-old driver was south on 8th Avenue when he crossed the center line and hit another vehicle.

 

Deputies say the 17-year-old from Grand Rapids was pronounced dead at the scene.

 

Police say both drivers were wearing seat belts and that alcohol and speed do not appear to be factors and the crash remains under investigation.