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KCSO Investigates Fatal Crash Involving Pedestrian and Garbage Truck - Plainfield Township

February 18th, 2021 1:02 pm

Contact: Sgt. Joy Matthews - 616.632.6106
Email: joy.matthews@kentcountymi.gov
Supervisor Approval: Sgt. Jennifer VanSingel
Case Number: 21-107278
Incident Type: Fatal Crash

PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (Feb. 18, 2021) – The Kent County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian and garbage truck.

On 02/18/2021 at 10:04 AM, deputies from the Kent County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 5300 block of Circle Dr NE after a pedestrian was struck by a commercial garbage truck. The victim, David Steiner (79) of Belmont, was transported by Rockford Ambulance to Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The crash remains under investigation.