Harrison Twp. crash kills Eastpointe woman

Harrison Township – — A 62-year-old woman died Thursday morning after driving into a semi-truck head-on.

The Eastpointe woman was driving a Buick LaCrosse westbound on North River Road, west of the Interstate 94 overpass, when her car crossed over the center line and hit the truck, the Macomb County Sheriff’s Office said. The truck was traveling east on North River Road.

The woman was treated at the scene and then taken to a local hospital where she died of her injuries. The woman’s name is being withheld until family is notified.

It does not appear she was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash, which happened just before 9 a.m. The investigation closed North River Road for about 31/2 hours.

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