7-Year-Old Killed In Covert Township Crash

A four-vehicle crash in Covert Township has claimed one life. Covert Township police say seven-year-old Damian Enriquez of Covert died Saturday afternoon in the crash at the intersection of 28th Avenue and M-140.

Police say a 2001 Buick Regal ran a stop sign, hitting a 2008 Saturn Vue northbound on M-140 and caused the Vue to hit a vehicle in the southbound lane. Enriquez was in the Saturn, and its driver is at South Haven Hospital for injuries in the wreck.

The crash remains under investigation. Coloma Township police will present formal charges to the Van Buren County Prosecutor’s Office.