Barton Twp, MI (June 2, 2023) – A crash involving a combine and all-terrain vehicle left one man dead in Barton Township on Monday, May 29.
The deadly crash occurred on 14 Mile Road near Cypress Avenue at around 5 p.m. A 52-year-old Reed City man was operating an ATV when he was hit by the combine. He was transported to a Grand Rapids hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.
No additional information has been provided at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the deadly crash is in progress.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly ATV Accidents in Michigan
Riding an off-road or all-terrain vehicle can be a source of recreation, but it can be dangerous when traveling on major roadways. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, 470 people died in all-terrain vehicle accidents in Michigan between 1982 and 2017. There were 2,437 injuries and 96 fatalities due to 13,426 ATV incidents in 2017 alone.
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