Victims ID’d after 3 killed when pickup crashes in Eaton County

Posted at 11:10 AM, Feb 18, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-19 13:58:11-05

EATON COUNTY, Mich. — The victims’ names have been released after all three occupants died in a one-vehicle crash Saturday morning.

At 7:26 a.m. Saturday, deputies from the Eaton County Sheriff’s Office responded to a personal injury accident located near Interstate 69 and Ainger Road in Walton Township. The investigation showed this was a one-vehicle accident that started on the off ramp from southbound I-69 to Ainger.

The vehicle, a blue Ford pickup truck, left the roadway while exiting and crashed in a swampy, wooded area. Two of the three occupants in the vehicle were ejected. All three suffered fatal injuries. Two were pronounced dead at the scene and the other was transported to the hospital but later died.

On Sunday afternoon, the names of the victims were released after notification was made to relatives. Those killed included the following:

  • Kevin Haas, 62, of Linden.
  • Kimberly Trasciatti, 66, of Howell.
  • Lorraine Haas, 88, of Hartland.

The Eaton County Sheriff’s Office Accident Team and Detective Bureau are investigating. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.