Young mother killed in crash

Two children in back seat survived

On Wednesday March 20, 2019 at around 2:40 p.m. the Kent County Sheriff’s Office was called to investigate a crash that occurred on Algoma Avenue between 13 Mile Road and Rector Street NE in Algoma Township. A Ford Focus was being driven on by a 35-year-old female from Cedar Springs. Her two young children were also in car seats in the back seat. The driver/mother was pronounced dead at the scene. The two children were transported by ambulance to the hospital. Their injuries did not appear to be life threatening.

The other vehicle involved was a Ford pickup truck being driven by a 35-year-old male from Cedar Springs. He was transported to the hospital for injuries that did not appear life threatening.

The KCSO was assisted by Algoma Fire Department, Life Ambulance, and Rockford Ambulance. Alcohol is not believed to be a factor at this point of the investigation. The incident in still under investigation. Next-of-kin is being notified.