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Victim named in deadly Ottawa Co. crash

TALLMEDGE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WZZM) -- A Coopersville woman is dead after being hit by a pickup truck while jogging Sunday evening.

It happened on Johnson Street, just east of 48th, between Coopersville and Allendale. Police have identified the woman as 35-year-old Rebecca Talsma. Deputies say the person who hit her was a 16-year-old driver.

The driver was going west on Johnson Street when he crossed into the eastbound lane to pass a vehicle. Talsma was jogging the same direction on the opposite side of the road, when the driver hit her from behind. The teenager was not hurt.

Ottawa County Sheriff's Deputies are still investigating the crash.