Scottville Home Destroyed by Fire

A home in Scottville is destroyed by a fire. The fire was called in just after 9 a.m. yesterday by a neighbor, who saw smoke drifting across the field. The fire started in the attic and officials believe something electrical caused it. The entire roof of the house is destroyed and therefore declared a total loss. No one was home at the time of the fire and no one was injured during the incident.

Hart Man Dies From Head-On Crash

The Hart man who was involved in a head-on crash last week, has died. Michigan State Police confirmed, that 19-year-old Joshua Wright died from injuries sustained in the accident. He was taken off life support on Saturday. Wright was driving on M-20 in Shelby Township when he crashed head-on with another vehicle. Wright had to be extricated from his vehicle before he was taken to the hospital for critical injuries. The other driver only suffered minor injuries and was released from the hospital that day. Bad weather conditions are believed to the be the major factor in the accident.

Missing Oceana County Man

Police are searching for a missing Oceana County man. 50-year-old Jack Edward Kokx, of Crystal Township, has been missing since his release from the Mason County Jail in May of last year. His family reported the incident last week. Police indicate that Kokx's Bridge Card hasn't been used since August. Kokx is described as a 5-foot-7 white male with brown hair and brown eyes and weighs around 145 pounds. If anyone has any information on the whereabouts of Jack Edward Kokx contact the Oceana County Sheriff's Office at 231-873-2121.

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