Kevin Tackett Killed in Accident at Eagle Lake Rd in Paw Paw Twp, MI

September 21, 2022
Victim's Name(s)
Kevin Tackett
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Eagle Lake Drive, Paw Paw, Paw Paw Township, MI, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Michigan State Police
Vehicles Involved
Pickup Truck, Semi-Truck
Eagle Lake Rd
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Pickup truck and semi-truck were involved in a collision

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that injured two people at Eagle Lake Rd in Paw Paw Twp, MI on September 21st, 2022. Police say the incident happened around 5:30 a.m. According to investigators, a pickup headed northbound on Eagle Lake Rd is said to have sideswiped a semi-truck before crossing a center line and colliding head-on with a box truck. The crash left the driver of the box truck with life-threatening injuries, which he was hospitalized for treatment of. Identified as 50-year-old Kevin Tackett, he later died from his injuries. The pickup truck driver's condition was not stated, however, officers expressed belief the injuries were non-life-threatening. The semi-truck driver was not injured. Additional information was not available.

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