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Victim in fatal Barry Co. crash ID’d

JOHNSTOWN TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Authorities have identified the victim in a fatal crash Thursday in Barry County.

The crash happened around 3:25 p.m. Wednesday on Banfield Road near Baseline Road in Johnstown Township. Authorities said a southbound vehicle crossed the center line and hit a vehicle going north, killing a man and sending another to the hospital.

On Thursday, the victim was identified as 58-year-old Philip Hanshaw of Union City.

Both drivers were wearing their seat belts at the time of the crash.

Details on what caused the crash are still under investigation.

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