1 killed when car smashes into van in Kent County

OAKFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Michigan State Police are investigating a fatal crash in Kent County.

Police were called to the scene just before midnight, Wednesday July 24th.

A red Camry crossed into oncoming traffic at the corner of 14-Mile Road and Wellman Avenue NE and slammed into the drivers side of a white van.

The driver had lost control after passing another eastbound vehicle in the right shoulder.

The driver of the Camry was pinned in the vehicle and is in serious condition. Two passengers, both from Greenville, were thrown from the vehicle. One, a 20-year-old Greenville man, was killed. The other passenger is listed in stable condition.

The driver of the white van, a 35-year-old woman from Cedar Springs, is listed in stable condition.

Police say that alcohol and speed are considered determining factors in the crash.