One person dead in single-vehicle, Allegan Co. accident

Posted at 4:36 AM, Apr 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-27 04:36:59-04

WATSON TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Troopers from the Michigan State Police Wayland Post are investigating a fatal single-vehicle crash in Allegan County.

It happened at 7:03 p.m. Tuesday evening on M-222 near 19th Street in Watson Township.

Witnesses said prior to the crash they saw a female using her cell phone while driving a Jeep Grand Cherokee and swerving all over the road.

Troopers believe the car ran off to the right side of the road and rolled several times. The driver was wearing her seat belt but was ejected from the vehicle. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim is identified as a 22-year-old female from the Martin area, but her name was not released.

The crash is still under investigation.