Traverse City Fatal Car Crash Victim Identified


TRAVERSE CITY, MI – The deceased 71 year old female from Florida that died in the crash on November 18th, 2014 on US-31 South near Scotchwood has been identified as Carolyn Ann Bridger.police-line-do-not-cross-investigation-graphic

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.




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.  He is being identified as Michael Anthony Woodall.

Woodall was arrested for Driving While License Suspended causing Death, Driving While License causing Injury and Driving While License Suspended.  He has been arraigned and is still in the Grand Traverse County Jail.

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

The crash is still under investigation.

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