Early morning crash on East Beltline kills 1

Young Grand Rapids man killed in car accident

GRAND RAPIDS, MI. - A 29-year-old man died in an accident that happened around 5:30 a.m. Saturday, July 29, according to Grand Rapids Police.

The accident happened at East Beltline and Lake Dr Southeast. Police arrived on scene to the two vehicle crash where they found one car in the ravine east of the intersection.

Tony Carson was pronounced dead at the scene, and the other driver involved, a 21-year-old male, was sent to an area hospital and released.

The accident is still under investigation, and police say that alcohol is believed to be a factor.

Anyone with additional information is asked to call GRPD Traffic Unit at 616-456-3938 or the Silent Observer at 774-2345.

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