Sands woman killed in Negaunee Township crash

Jan 25, 2019

NEGAUNEE TOWNSHIP, MI--   State police from the Negaunee post are investigating a fatal traffic accident in Negaunee Township. 

Troopers were called Thursday to US-41 near Brebner Road. Preliminary investigation indicates a Toyota Avalon driven by an 81-year-old Sands Township man was eastbound when he tried to turn left. He drove into the path of a westbound Chevy Colorado pickup driven by a 57-year-old man from Champion.

A 78-year-old woman in the Avalon was killed in the crash.

Both drivers were taken to UPHS-Marquette for treatment.

The accident remains under investigation.

Names of those involved will be released upon notification of next of kin.