One dead, one injured in Holland Township crash

Deadly Holland Twp. crash

HOLLAND, MICH. - A 24-year-old man is dead and his 19-year-old passenger seriously hurt after their car crash Sunday morning. 

It happened just after 1 a.m. at 136th Avenue and Liberty Street in Holland. 

Ottawa County Sheriff's deputies say 24-year-old Rafael Alvaraz, of Holland Township, was driving a Chevy Malibu northbound on 136th Avenue when his car left the roadway on the left side. 

His car hit a mailbox, utility pole and a tree. 

Alvaraz died at the scene. His passenger, 19-year-old Lorena Silva-Poblano, of Wyoming, suffered serious injuries but is reportedly in stable condition. 

This incident is still under investigation by the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office. 

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