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Fatal Crash in Washington Township

Press Release

Washington Township, MI – Yesterday, 2/12/2024, at approximately 9:30AM, Macomb County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) Deputies were dispatched to 32 Mile Road and M-53, in Washington Township, for three vehicle crash. Dispatch advised that one driver was trapped inside her vehicle.

A Ford Escape had been traveling south on M-53. The driver, a 27-year-old female from Riley Township, failed to stop for a red-light at 32 Mile Road, striking a Jeep in the front passenger door. The Jeep had been traveling westbound on 32 Mile Road. The impact caused the Jeep to spin around and strike a Chevy pickup truck.

The occupants of the Jeep - a 64-year-old-male, from Macomb Township (driver) and a 63-year-old female from Macomb Township (passenger) - were transported to an area hospital. As a result of her injuries, the passenger was later pronounced deceased at the hospital. The driver of the Jeep is in stable condition as of last report. The driver of the Chevy pickup truck, a 68-year-old male from Oxford, and the driver of the Escape were also transported to area hospitals in stable condition. 

The Macomb County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) Crash Investigation Unit was activated. The MCSO investigation is ongoing.  


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