HASTINGS, MI. (THECOUNT) — The grieving family members of Hastings father and son, 55-year-old Steven Joseph Kennedy and 12-year-old Joseph Steven Kennedy, are asking for prayers and telling others, “don’t take those you love for granted.”

The father and son were killed in a tragic single-vehicle crash east of Hastings Saturday.


The deadly crash happened on Charlton Park Road south of Center Road in Hastings Township Saturday night after the father, for unknown reasons, lost control of his car and collided with a tree, MSP said.

Both victims were pronounced dead at the scene of multiple blunt force trauma injuries.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember the beloved pair:

Hannah Miller via Facebook:

“Hold the ones you love close and don’t ever take them for granted. I’ll keep Joseph and Steve both close in my heart forever and ever. There’s no words to take the pain away so just please pray. I will always love you little brother and Dad #2 rest easy, thanks for all the memories and showing me that family is more than blood”

Marsha McCarty via Facebook:

“Our granddaughter Hannah Miller has a broken heart after losing two very special people in her life over the weekend. Please keep Hannah, Dalton and his mother Wendy Kennedy in your prayers. If you would like to help financially an account has been set up at Thornapple Valley Credit Union”

202 E Woodlawn Ave
Hastings, Michigan 49058
Their phone number is:
(269) 948-8369

Thornapple Valley Credit Union has a branch in Delton too.

State police said alcohol and drugs were not factors in the crash, WoodTV reported Monday.

The results of the standard crash reconstruction we not provided.

Anyone with possible information on the incident may contact police.

Geo quick facts: Hastings Charter Township is a charter township of Barry County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 2,948 at the 2010 census. The township borders the city of Hastings on the north, east, and south – Wikipedia.

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