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Grand Rapids woman, 47, dies in fatal crash on I-96

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Posted at 11:43 PM, Jan 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-01 23:43:23-05

BOSTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. — State troopers responded to a fatal crash involving one vehicle on I-96 Friday morning.

Michigan State Troopers say a female Grand Rapids resident, 47, drove west on I-96 at high speeds when she attempted to pass a vehicle in the other lane. They say that was when she lost control, driving off the road and hitting a number of trees.

We’re told she was pronounced dead following the crash.

Police say speed and alcohol likely played a role in the crash, adding that the driver was not wearing a seat belt.

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