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Woman dies after truck crashes into tree in Kzoo Co.

Posted at 8:59 PM, Sep 06, 2019

CLIMAX TOWNSHIP, Mich. — An 86-year-old woman died Friday afternoon after crashing into a tree in Kalamazoo County.

It happened around 12:15 p.m. on S 36th Street in Climax Township, between Kalamazoo and Battle Creek.

Authorities said the woman’s pickup truck left the roadway for an unknown reason and hit a tree. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Speed and alcohol do not appear to be a factor in the crash.

The victim’s identity is being withheld pending the notification of family.