Crash kills 3 pro Frisbee players near Grand Rapids
GRAND RAPIDS (AP) — Three professional Frisbee players have died after they were involved in car crash en route to a team practice in Detroit, authorities said.
Kevin Coulter, Drew Piet and Michael Cannon died after their vehicle was rear-ended Saturday evening on Interstate 96 in Ionia County, roughly 100 miles (160 kilometers) west of Detroit. Cannon died at a hospital, where he had been on life support until his organs could be donated, hospital officials confirmed on Tuesday morning.
Michigan State Police officials say speed and inattention were believed to be factors in the crash, The Grand Rapids Press reported.
The men played for the American Ultimate Disc League team the Detroit Mechanix.