2 killed in suspected drunken driving crash in Van Buren Co.

HARTFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Van Buren County authorities say a deadly head-on crash Saturday afternoon was caused by a man who was driving drunk.

The crash happened just after 2:30 p.m. Saturday in the 60,000 block of Red Arrow Highway near 60th Street in Hartford Township between Hartford and Lawrence. 

According to Van Buren County sheriff's deputies, an off-duty sergeant spotted the crash and began helping those injured before emergency responders arrived. 

Authorities say a 23-year-old man from Benton Harbor was eastbound when he crossed the centerline, crashing into a Jeep head-on in the westbound lane. 

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