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21-yr old crash victim remembered as 'one of a kind'
by: Randy Lubratich
updated: Monday, July 28, 2014

TALLMADGE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Ottawa County Sheriff's Deputies confirm a 21 year old driver in a rollover crash has died.

Deputies say Evan Westrate, from Marne, was ejected from his truck after it rolled while taking a curve too fast.

It happened Saturday, July 26th around 9:30pm on Luce Street west of 8th Avenue.

Friends on social media are offering their condolences saying Evan was "one of a kind".

Westrate was a graduate of Unity Christian High School in Hudsonville and played Football at Dordt College in Iowa.

Deputies are citing alcohol and speed as factors in the crash.

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