West Michigan woman & unborn baby killed in Ohio highway crash

Posted at 5:39 PM, Feb 15, 2015
and last updated 2015-02-16 00:37:10-05

BERLIN TOWNSHIP, Ohio. — A pregnant woman from Middleville and her unborn child were killed on the Ohio Turnpike Saturday morning due to injuries received in a multi-vehicle crash.

The eight vehicle crash happened around 11:30 a.m. in the west-bound lanes of the Ohio roadway.  Five of the vehicles involved being semi-trucks.

The woman, Beverly Smith, 32, and her unborn child were killed after their vehicle became lodged under a semi truck.  Her husband, Eric Smith, 33, was driving their Ford F-150 truck at the time of the accident.