Fatal Car Crash in Green Lake Township

TRAVERSE CITY, MI – On November 18th, 2014 at approximately 1:30am, Deputies from the Grand Traverse Sheriff’s Office , Green Lake Township and Blair Township Fire and EMS personnel responded to a two car crash on US31 South near Scotchwood Dr.police

Information gathered by Deputies from the scene indicates at this time an eastbound vehicle operated by a 38-year-old Brimley man crossed the center line and struck a westbound vehicle.

The westbound vehicle contained four occupants in which one of the passengers, a 71-year-old Tallahassee, Florida woman was pronounced deceased at the scene. The other three occupants were also injured and transported to Munson for medical treatment for non-life threatening injuries.

The 38-year-old Brimley man was lodged in the Grand Traverse Jail for Driving while License Suspended Causing Death, Driving while License Suspended Causing Injury and Driving while License Suspended.

It does not appear alcohol was a factor at this point and this crash is still under investigation.