1 dead in semi-truck, van crash in Allegan Co.

LEIGHTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A Wayland man died Thursday after a crash involving a semi-truck and a conversion van in Allegan County.

The crash happened at about 4:15 p.m. in the area of 142nd Avenue and Kalamazoo Avenue in Leighton Township.

Michigan State Police 30-year-old Lucas Miner of Wayland was driving the van west on 142nd Avenue when he ran the stop sign and crashed into the side of the truck.

Miner was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.  The driver of the semi-truck suffered minor injuries.

A power pole was snapped during the crash and 142nd Avenue was closed for several hours.

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