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Victims identified in Cedar Springs car crash that killed 2, injured 1

The Kent County Sheriff's Office says the crash happened Sunday night at the intersection of Algoma Avenue and 20 Mile Road in Solon Township.

Two people have died and one has been hospitalized following a car crash near Cedar Springs Sunday.

The Kent County Sheriff's Office says the two-car crash happened Sunday night at the intersection of Algoma Avenue and 20 Mile Road in Solon Township around 7:40 p.m.

Police say a Ford F350 was traveling westbound on 20 Mile Rd N.E. when it failed to stop at the stop sign, striking a northbound Buick Envision. 

The Buick's passengers, Jack Behrens, 73, and Patricia Behrens, 74, of Sparta have died as a result of the crash. The driver of the Ford F350 was transported to Spectrum Butterworth with non-life-threatening injuries. 

Patricia was confirmed dead early Monday morning. The Kent County Sheriff's Office confirmed Jack's passing around 8 a.m. 

Police say they believe alcohol may have been a factor in the crash. The crash remains under investigation. 

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