WAVERLY TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Authorities say a woman died and a man is in custody after a drunk driving crash Sunday night in Waverly Township.
The one-vehicle crash was reported at about 10:28 p.m. at the intersection of 28th Avenue and 44th Street. The Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office says the vehicle left the road and crashed into a ditch.
A 21-year-old Indiana woman was trapped in the vehicle after the crash and had to be extricated by emergency responders. She was airlifted to a hospital and later died, according to a release from the sheriff’s office. Her name was not released.
The driver of the vehicle, a 21-year-old Detroit man, was taken into custody and faces a charge of operating while intoxicated causing death, officials said. His name will be released after he is formally arraigned.