Fatal crash closes Lafayette Avenue in Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids fatal crash

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - Grand Rapids police are investigating a fatal crash that happened on Lafayette Avenue, near Palmer Elementary School.

The crash happened around 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 8.

Police say 30-year-old Robert Frank Price was killed and the incident was a result of a dispute amongst two known parties, both of which have been identified. The Kent County Prosecutor's Office has not yet filed any charges.

Lafayette Avenue was closed between Palmer and Travis streets for a few hours while crews cleaned up the scene -- it has since reopened.

Anyone with more information is urged to contact the Grand Rapids Police Department at 616-456-3400 or Silent Observer at 616-774-2345.

►Make it easy to keep up to date with more stories like this. Download the WZZM 13 app now.

Have a news tip? Email news@wzzm13.com, visit our Facebook page or Twitter.

© 2018 WZZM-TV


To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the
Conversation Guidelines and FAQs

Leave a Comment