One person killed in Erie Twp. crash

One person is dead after a crash in Erie Twp. Saturday.
One person is dead after a crash in Erie Twp. Saturday.
Updated: May. 9, 2021 at 12:15 PM EDT
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ERIE TWP., Mich. (WTVG) - One person is dead following a crash in Erie Township on Saturday.

Tyler White, 23, of Erie, Michigan, died Sunday from injuries suffered during a head-on crash at 1:52 a.m. on S. Telegraph, north of Mix Road, according to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office.

According to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, White was heading northbound on South Telegraph when his vehicle was struck head-on by another vehicle, driven by a 26-year-old woman. The woman was reported to be in the process of overtaking another car at the time of the crash, according to the sheriff’s office. After the initial crash, an SUV was also involved.

The woman is reportedly recovering at the hospital and is listed in fair condition, according to a press release from the sheriff’s office. The identity of the driver is not being released at this time pending further investigation.

Excessive speed and alcohol appear to be a factor in the crash, according to authorities.

The crash remains under investigation.

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