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Sheriff: Woman dies in Ionia County rollover crash

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Posted at 3:29 AM, Oct 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-15 03:33:28-04

KEENE TOWNSHIP, Mich. — One woman is dead and her passenger suffered minor injuries after a rollover crash Wednesday night.

Deputies with the Ionia County Sheriff Office say it happened around 9:45 p.m. on Sayles Road just west of Whites Bridge Road in Keene Township.

The investigation shows the driver, a 27-year-old woman from the Saranac area, was driving at a high rate of speed, lost control and overturned several times.

Deputies say the woman was thrown from her car and killed. Her passenger, a 26-year-old man from Fenwick, was hospitalized with minor injuries.

Neither of them were wearing a seat belt, according to deputies.

The crash remains under investigation.