CHIPPEWA COUNTY, MI-- A Chippewa County woman has been killed in a two-vehicle accident in Pickford Township.
Michigan State Police from the Sault Ste. Marie Post say the crash happened Tuesday morning around 5:45 at the intersection of M-129 and M-80. They say a vehicle driven by Michael Steel, 57, of Detour Village was northbound on
M-129 when he tried to turn into a gas station at the corner of M-80. He was struck by a southbound vehicle driven by Cody Hoornstra, 24, of Brimley.
The drivers were taken to War Memorial Hospital, where they were treated and released.
A passenger in steel’s vehicle—his 57-year-old wife Suzette—was extricated from the vehicle with the Jaws of Life. She was transported to War Memorial, where she was pronounced dead at 6:30 a.m.
The crash remains under investigation.