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Driver of stolen Ionia County truck injured burning vehicle

A truck stolen from Ionia County was found burning on US-131 on Nov. 26, 2021.
A truck stolen from Ionia County was found burning on US-131 on Nov. 26, 2021.(WILX)
Published: Nov. 26, 2021 at 9:06 PM EST
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LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - A stolen vehicle was found by Michigan State Police troopers from Grand Rapids Post Friday morning.

According to authorities, troopers responded to a burning vehicle on the southbound lanes of US-131 near 100th Avenue just before 9:30 a.m.

The vehicle was identified as one stolen from Ionia County.

Police said the driver reportedly started a fire intentionally inside the vehicle and was taken to a hospital to be treated for their injuries.

The driver is currently lodged at Kent County Jail. The investigation is ongoing.

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