EATON COUNTY, MI. (THECOUNT) — Bradly Christopher Hugmeyer from Saranac, Michigan, has been identified as the victim in a Wednesday fatal vehicle crash in Eaton County.

‘Brad’ Hugmeyer, 21, was killed in a two-vehicle crash near Grand Ledge Wednesday night.


According to reports, Hugmeyer was operating a Jeep Grand Cherokee on West Grand Ledge Highway near M50, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and into opposing lanes around 7:40 p.m. Wednesday. The vehicle then came into head-on contact with a semi-tractor.

Hugmeyer was pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries at the scene.

The semi-truck driver was uninjured in the collision.

The crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Eaton County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2020 United States Census, the population was 109,175. The county seat is Charlotte. The county was organized in 1837 and was named for John Eaton, who was Secretary of War under US President Andrew Jackson, making it one of Michigan’s Cabinet counties – Wikipedia.