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Woman Killed In Car Crash In Negaunee Township

One woman was killed in an accident Thursday night in Marquette County.  Troopers from the Michigan State Police Negaunee Post responded to a two-vehicle crash on US-41 near Brebner Road in Negaunee Township.

Officers say a 2004 Toyota Avalon driven by an 81-year-old man from Sands Township was eastbound on US-41 and while attempting a left turn drove into the path of a westbound 2006 Chevrolet Colorado pickup truck driven by a 57-year-old man from Champion.

A 78-year-old female passenger in the Toyota Avalon was killed in the traffic crash.  Both drivers were transported to UP Health Systems Marquette for treatment.

The crash is still under investigation. Names will be released upon notification of next of kin.

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