ST. IGNACE, MI – MSP Troopers from the St. Ignace Post investigated a fatal two vehicle crash on US-2 just west of St. Ignace at 8:15 a.m. today, Thursday March 8th, 2018.
The crash involved a westbound pickup truck and an eastbound minivan. The driver of the minivan crossed the centerline on snow covered, icy roads and was struck by the westbound pickup truck.
The driver of the minivan was taken to Straits Area Hospital where she succumbed to her injuries and passed away. The driver and passenger of the westbound pickup truck were also taken to Straits Area Hospital where they were treated for minor injuries.
A small portion of westbound US-2 was temporarily closed for the investigation while traffic crash investigators processed the scene. Weather conditions were a contributing factor and alcohol is not believed to be involved. The crash is pending further investigation.
Names of those involved are being withheld pending notification of the family members of the deceased.
Troopers were assisted at the scene by the Mackinac County Sheriff’s Department, St. Ignace Police Department, St. Ignace Fire Department and St. Ignace EMS.