Woman Identified Following Deadly Crash in Muskegon County

Posted at 12:57 PM, Oct 15, 2013
and last updated 2013-10-15 12:58:15-04

MUSKEGON COUNTY, Mich – State Police Troopers continue to investigate a deadly crash that happened Sunday afternoon in Egelston Township.

Troopers say 63-year-old Darlene Sue Loper of Muskegon was killed when her vehicle struck another vehicle head on in the westbound lanes of Apple Avenue near Broton Street around 3:15 p.m. Sunday.

Loper was pronounced dead at the scene.  The driver and a passenger in the other vehicle involved were taken to Hackley Hospital for treatment.  Their injuries are said to be non-life threatening.

The preliminary investigation revealed Loper wasn’t wearing a safety belt at the time of the crash.  Alcohol does not appear to be a factor in the crash, which remains under investigation.