Two People Die After Two Vehicle Crash In Grand Haven Township

Police lights multiple nightGRAND HAVEN TOWNSHIP, Mich- A married couple died after a two vehicle crash on Mercury Drive near Robbins Road in Grand Haven Township Saturday night.

According to the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department, a 2009 Chevy Cobalt driven by 53-year-old Gaylee Burns was traveling northwest on Mercury Dr. when she lost control of her vehicle and slid into the other lane. Ms. Burns’ vehicle slid into the path of a 2007, Ford F-150 driven by 47-year-old Scott Miller, which struck the Chevy Cobalt in the passenger side of the vehicle.

According to a witness at the scene, Mr. Miller was unable to avoid hitting the Cobalt.

Gaylee Burns was pronounced deceased at the scene, and her passenger, 55-year-old Lewis Burns Jr. was pinned in and had to be extricated from the vehicle. He was then taken to Hackey Hospital in Muskegon where he later died from his injuries.

Mr. Miller was uninjured in the crash, which happened around 8 p.m. Saturday night.

This crash remains under investigation by the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department.


4 Comments to “Two People Die After Two Vehicle Crash In Grand Haven Township”

    Cory said:
    January 26, 2014 at 11:51 AM

    That’s another 2 deaths on mercury… How many more need to fldie before they do something with that road to make it safer

    SJK said:
    January 26, 2014 at 12:27 PM

    I agree! There needs to be stop lights at Robbins Rd. and Mercury and Comstock and Mercury! Too many accidents.

    tc1 said:
    January 26, 2014 at 10:26 PM

    how about slow down or do not drive in terrible weather people…simple concept that is lost on many…

    Brian Huff said:
    January 31, 2014 at 12:27 AM

    If you understood who these two people were and what motivated them to be on the road that evening, you would never make a comment like that…

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