News Release

Single Car Fatal Crash 7685-18 12/2/18

UPDATED 12/4: Deceased Driver- Adam Ronald Kacena, - 30 year old male from Plainwell Michigan

INCIDENT TYPE:  Fatal Car Crash


Time of Call: December 2, 2018 at approximately 0820 hours

Time of Crash: Unknown at this time.


12000 Block of County Road 665, Bloomingdale Township

INCIDENT #:  7685-18


30 Year old Male, from Plainwell


Sheriff Daniel E. Abbott reports that on December 2, 2018 at approximately 0820 hours, Deputies from Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the 12000 block of County Road 665, Bloomingdale Township, reference a rollover car accident.

Upon arrival, Deputies found a significant amount of debris from a vehicle strewn about. A vehicle with extensive damage and the deceased 30-year-old male driver was also located. The driver, who was still within the vehicle, was pronounced deceased at the scene. It is believed that the male was the sole occupant of the vehicle. It appeared the driver of the vehicle was wearing his seatbelt. The vehicle ran off the roadway and struck several trees and brush. The crash is believed to have occurred sometime last night into possibly early this morning. This case is still open pending further investigation. The drivers name is being withheld pending notifications.


Sgt Kyle Romeo or the on-duty Sergeant (269) 657-3101

Supervisor Contact: Lieutenant Jim Charon at 269-657-2006

Anyone with information can contact the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office at (269) 657-3101, Crime Stoppers 1-800-342-7867, Silent Observer (269) 343-2100 or your local Police Department.

Mobile phone users and online users can provide anonymous crime tips to the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office by sending a text Tip Soft message by sending a text message to “CRIMES” (274637) with the keyword VBCTIP from a mobile phone. To submit an online tip,

Jim Charon