Man injured after rear-ending plow truck.

January 31, 2019

– Oceana County Sheriff’s Office photo

Man injured after rear-ending plow truck.


LEAVITT TOWNSHIP – A 27-year-old Scottville man injured after rear-ending an Oceana County Road Commission snowplow truck with his 2013 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck Thursday, Jan. 31, shortly before 9:30 a.m. on Filmore Road near 176th Avenue.

The man was transported by Life EMS to Mercy Health Partners Lakeshore Campus in Shelby.

The plow truck, which is a 2010 Kenworth, was eastbound on East Filmore Road while “conducting standard plowing operations,” states and Oceana County Sheriff’s Office accident report. The Silverado, which was also eastbound on East Filmore Road, was unable to stop and hit the plow truck. The road commission truck was “stopping on the road to continue plowing on North 176th Avenue.”

– Oceana County Sheriff’s Office photo

The pickup truck driver, who was not wearing a seat belt, was cited for driving too fast for conditions, the report states.

The plow truck driver, who is a 47-year-old Hart man, was not injured in the crash. He was wearing a seat belt.

“Driving conditions were white out caused by vehicles,” the report states.

The temperature at the crash scene was -5 degrees, said Oceana County Sheriff Craig Mast.

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– Oceana County Sheriff’s Office photo

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