Calumet, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Calumet Post responded to a single-vehicle fatal traffic crash yesterday evening.
The accident happened around 5:30pm on US-41 near Highway Location Road.
Witnesses told Troopers they saw the vehicle cross the center line and run off the left side of the roadway, went down a grassy shoulder and then hit a tree.
The vehicle then burst into flames. The driver, a 48 year-old Laurium woman, was taken to Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Alcohol and drugs were not factors in the crash, which remains under investigation.
The name of the victim has not been released.