Another Dies from Injuries in Delta County Accident

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Great Lakes Radio News UpdateMARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News)A second victim in a traffic accident in Delta County involving a semi truck and two passenger vehicles has died from injuries sustained in the crash.

73-year-old Barbara Swift of Escanaba died yesterday after being hospitalized at Marquette General Hospital since the accident last Wednesday night.  Swift’s 73-year-old husband, Thomas, also of Escanaba, died in the accident at the intersection of US 2/41 and M35 and South Hill Road.

A second driver, 72-year-old Joyce Scheriff of Gladstone, was also injured in the accident and was treated at OSF St. Francis Hospital. The driver of the semi truck, Harley Durocher of Gwinn, was not injured in the accident.

The accident is currently under review by the Delta County Prosecutor.

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