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Grand Rapids Woman Killed in Crash with Semi-Truck

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- Police have identified the woman involved in a fatal accident with a semi-truck that occurred on Tuesday, Oct. 24 in Courtland Township.Grand Rapids Fatal Semi-Truck Accident Lawyers

As reported by MLive, Agnes Huizinga, 76 of Grand Rapids, was driving westbound on M-57 when she attempted to make a left turn onto Northland Drive. She failed to yield to an eastbound semi-truck, and it collided with her vehicle. 

Police arrived to the crash site at the intersection of 14 Mile Road (M-57) and Northland Drive NE around 12:30 pm.

Huizinga died as a result of the accident, but the driver of the semi-truck was not injured.

Investigation into the crash is still ongoing, but police told MLive that speed is not believed to be a factor.

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