BRUCE TOWNSHIP, MI – On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017 at approximately 4:35 p.m., Michigan State Police Troopers assigned to the Metro North Post were dispatched to Van Dyke Avenue and 34 Mile Road in Bruce Township for a two car fatal traffic crash.
The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2004 Chevy Trailblazer (Vehicle 1) was traveling northbound on Van Dyke Ave and a 2000 Chevy Blazer (Vehicle 2) was traveling southbound on Van Dyke Avenue. As the road begins to curve to the east, just south of 34 Mile Rd, Vehicle 1 crossed the centerline and struck Vehicle 2 head-on. The driver of vehicle 1 sustained minor injuries and was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The driver of the second vehicle, a 57-year-old woman from Imlay City, was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim’s name has not yet been released.
It does not appear that alcohol was involved.
The investigation continues by the Metro South MSP Post. Once the investigation is completed it will be forwarded to the prosecutor’s office for review.