Alcohol likely factor in deadly Ionia County crash

Posted at 7:38 AM, Aug 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-05 08:11:38-04

EASTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. -- The Ionia County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a woman was killed in a crash early Saturday morning.

It happened around 3:54 a.m. on West Bluewater Highway, just west of Johnson Road.

Police say the driver, a 45-year-old woman from Fenwick, left the road, drove through a yard and collided with a tree and died from her injuries.

Three of her passengers were taken to a nearby hospital with minor injuries.

The sheriff's office says alcohol is believed to have been a factor in the crash.