Police in Clawson are investigating the death of a motorist who crashed a minivan into a church several miles north of Detroit.

WDIV-TV reports Saturday that the van was traveling at a high rate of speed when it first struck a parked vehicle before slamming Friday afternoon into the Clawson United Methodist Church.

The female driver was unconscious when pulled from the van and later pronounced dead at an area hospital. Her name was not immediately released.

An autopsy was scheduled Saturday.

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