MACOMB TOWNSHIP, MI – The Macomb County Sheriff’s Office investigated a car/pedestrian crash that occurred in Macomb Township on Friday morning, November 4th, 2016, at 7:00 am.
The crash occurred on Heydenreich Road (and Vine Drive) between 21 and 22 Mile Roads.
The vehicle that was involved in the crash is a 2016 Jeep Wrangler and was being driven by a 16 year-old Macomb Township girl. There was also a 16 year old passenger in the Jeep at the time. The driver and passenger were on their way to Dakota H.S. at the time of the crash.
The pedestrian, Victoria Cartwright, 14-years-old, of Macomb Township, was transported by ambulance to Henry Ford Macomb Hospital where she succumbed to her injuries.
Preliminary reports indicate that Victoria Cartwright was on her way to Dakota H.S. and she was crossing Heydenreich Road when she was struck by the southbound Jeep.
CARTWRIGHT, Victoria, E., “Torey” November 4, 2016 Age 14.
Adored daughter of Amber (Adam) Markel and Christopher (Auddette) Cartwright. Loving big sister to Tucker and step brother Joey. Cherished granddaughter of Vince and Barb Lobdell, Linda Wolven, the late Dale Cartwright, and Richard and Yolanda Markel. Great-granddaughter of Don and Eleanor Cartwright and Ruthann Craighead. Also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins, countless friends, and former stepmother Amber Lapinta.
Torey will be sadly missed by all who knew her.
Visitation Tuesday 3-9pm at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons (Shelby Twp) 54880 Van Dyke at 25 Mile Rd. Funeral Wednesday instate 10:30am at Immanuel Lutheran Church 47120 Romeo Plank at 21 Mile Rd until time of funeral 11:30am.
In lieu of flowers donations would be appreciated to Care House or Turning Point in Torey’s honor. Share memories with the family at their “On-Line Guest Book” at WujekCalcaterra.com.