Driver Turns Into Path Of Another, Dies

Posted at 6:09 AM, Jan 21, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-21 06:09:32-05

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — A woman died Sunday when the car she was driving turned into the path of another.

Karen Ann Smith, 65, of Battle Creek, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash at Capital Avenue NE near J. Bartlett Street in Pennfield Township. The crash took place around 6 p.m. Sunday.

Smith was driving northbound on Capital Avenue NE. The driver of the southbound vehicle was Alexander Matthew Westrate, 21, of Battle Creek. He was injured enough to be taken to Bronson Hospital of Battle Creek and is expected to recover.