Teen killed in Newaygo County crash

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13 Mile Road in Newaygo County

BARTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A 17-year-old girl from Norton Shores is dead after a crash early Wednesday morning in Newaygo County.

The crash happened on East 13 Mile Road and Beech Avenue in Barton Township at about 8:00am

Michigan State Police say the teen lost control of her vehicle on the slippery road and went into the oncoming lane where she was hit by a pickup truck.  She was pronounced dead at the scene.  The driver of the pickup truck suffered minor injuries and sought his own treatment.

Police are continuing their investigation.  Alcohol is not believed to have been a factor.

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