Semi vs. car crash injures teen, delays train in Ottawa County

GEORGETOWN TOWNSHIP, MICH. - Amtrak passengers were slowed down after a crash, between a semi and a car, that sent a Kentwood teenager to the hospital.

It happened around 5:50 a.m. Friday, May 19, near the corner of Chicago Drive and 18th Avenue. Investigators say 66-year-old semi driver Peter Petrenko of Grand Rapids ran a red light, hitting a car driven by 19-year-old Bronson Foote.

Foote was taken to the hospital where he's listed in stable condition.

During the accident, a CSX train track was damaged, along with railroad electronics. Ottawa County deputies say that's what caused the delay.

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Matt Gard is the Senior Producer of the 13 Morning News. If you have a story idea, you can contact him on Twitter, @mgard_wzzm13 or by e-mail, MattGard@wzzm13.com.

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