Wixom crash kills Dearborn Heights woman, 58

The Detroit News

Wixom – A Dearborn Heights woman was killed in a crash at 12 Mile and Beck Road, authorities said Friday.

Laura Tabaka, 58, died at the scene Thursday, the Wixom Department of Police and Fire Services said in a news release.

According to the department, Tabaka was a passenger in a Ford Escape that collided with a semi-truck pulling a trailer about 4:30 p.m. The driver of the Escape was admitted to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, while the driver of the semi-truck was unhurt.

Authorities said alcohol does not appear to be a factor in the crash.