1 woman dead, 1 man injured after head-on crash in Portage

PORTAGE, MICH. - A crash in Portage left a 42-year-old woman dead and a 74-year-old man injured on Wednesday. 

According to the Portage Department of Public Safety, on South Sprinkle Road near Wells Street. Police say a little after 3 p.m. on Wednesday, May 31, a northbound pick-up truck hit a southbound SUV head on. 

The driver of the SUV, a 42-year-old Joy Williams, of Plainwell, was pronounced dead at the crash. The driver of the pick-up truck, a 74-year-old Three Rivers man, was transported to Bronson Hospital with serious injuries at the time. As of Thursday, June 1, he was reported to be in fair condition. 

The cause of the crash is not clear, police say they will continue to investigate. Anyone with information is asked to call the Portage Department of Public Safety at 269-329-4567 or Silent Observer at 269-343-2100.

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