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KCSO Investigates Fatal Car Crash in Byron Township

September 26th, 2022 8:55 am

BYRON TOWNSHIP, Mich:  Just after 4:00 PM on 9/23/2022 KCSO responded to a three-vehicle crash along 76th St SW near Indigo Ridge Ave.  A GMC pickup was slowing for a vehicle ahead making a turn when a Jeep tried passing the pickup on the shoulder of the road.  The Jeep swerved back onto the roadway, striking the pickup.  The pickup truck then crossed the centerline striking a Kia Forte.  A 29-year-old female, Misty Rackow from Allendale, driving the Kia died as a result of the crash.  A 36-year-old man from Wyoming driving the pickup suffered serious injuries and the 36-year-old Byron Center man driving the Jeep was uninjured.  The KCSO Traffic Safety Unit is continuing to investigate and will have the case reviewed by the Kent County Prosecutor's Office.  


Contact: Sgt. Eric Brunner | 616.632.6106
Incident: 22-145907